limicoline

li·mic·o·line

 (lĭ-mĭk′ə-līn′, -lĭn)
adj.
Of or relating to shorebirds, especially the plovers, sandpipers, and phalaropes.

[From New Latin Līmicolae, former group name, from pl. of Late Latin līmicola, living in mud : Latin līmus, slime; see lei- in Indo-European roots + Latin -cola, inhabitant; see -colous.]

limicoline

(laɪˈmɪkəˌlaɪn; -lɪn)
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the Charadrii, a suborder of birds containing the plovers, sandpipers, snipes, oystercatchers, avocets, etc
[C19: from New Latin Limicolae former name of order, from Latin līmus mud + colere to inhabit]
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2001): Ducks, rails and limicoline waders (Aves: Anseriformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes) from the lowermost Oligocene of Belgium.