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Definition of the noun Avocets

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  1. Avocets is the vernacular name of the Recurvirostridae, a family of Charadriiformes.
  2. Avocets is the vernacular name of the Recurvirostra, a genus of Recurvirostridae.

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

A division is made by some authors into 5 sub-families: Scolopacinae, snipes and woodcocks; Tringing, sandpipers; Totaninae, long-shanks, tatlers, plovers; Recurvirostrinae, avocets; Limosinae, godwits. SCOLOPAX, n. Sköl'o-pâks [L.— from ...

Google previewThe Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes (2017)

Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell

aohkiökiinimaa nan, avocet, Latin: Recurvirostra americana, aohkiökiinimaiksi avocets; cf. adhkii-Hokiin. aohkiómahkohsiiksikapaanssi nan, tern, Latin: Sterna hirundo, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nevada (2001)

by Nancy Capace

thrush, flycatcher, bluebird, nuthatches, chickadees, warblers, vireos, blackbirds, western meadowlarks, orioles, grosbeaks, finches, sparrows, and buntings; flickers, kingbirds, owls, sandpipers, stilts, terns, gulls, avocets, and snowy egrets; ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

Charadriiformes An order of birds associated with water: jacanas, snipes, plovers , dotterels, avocets, coursers, pratincoles, stilts,curlews, sheathbills, gulls, terns, skimmers, skuas, auks. charge In animal behaviour, a rapid, threatening advance ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Some authorities also include the *Recurvirostridae (avocets, stilts) as a family within this order. Charadrius (plovers) See CHARADRIIDAE. chats See TURDIDAE. Chattian The final stage of the *Oligocene Epoch, from about.

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

Oystercatcher Haematopus oszralegus Family REcURvIRosTRInAE (stilts and avocets) Black-winged Stilt H imantopus himantopus Avocet Recurvirostra avosena Family BU ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1914)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

consist of the following families, namely, those of the snipe, stint, and ruff; the red-shanks, green-shanks, and sand-pipers ; the curlews, phalaropes, stilts, and avocets ; the plovers, oyster- catchers, turnstones, lapwings, coursers; Gmllatores " ...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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