sanderling

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sand·er·ling

 (săn′dər-lĭng)
n.
A small shorebird (Calidris alba) found on sandy beaches almost worldwide, having predominantly gray and white plumage.

[Perhaps from sand + -ling.]

sanderling

(ˈsændəlɪŋ)
n
(Animals) a small sandpiper, Crocethia alba, that frequents sandy shores
[C17: perhaps from sand + Old English erthling, eorthling earthling]

sand•er•ling

(ˈsæn dər lɪŋ)

n.
a small sandpiper, Calidris alba, that breeds in the Arctic and frequents sandy beaches in the winter.
[1595–1605; sand + -erling, representing Old English yrthling kind of bird]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sanderling - small sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and migrates southward along sandy coasts in most of worldsanderling - small sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and migrates southward along sandy coasts in most of world
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Crocethia, genus Crocethia - a genus of Scolopacidae
Translations
sanderling
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