Dictionary.com

bristle-thighed curlew

[ bris-uhl-thahyd ]
/ ˈbrɪs əlˌθaɪd /
Save This Word!

noun
an Alaskan curlew, Numenius tahitiensis, that winters in Polynesia, having bristlelike feathers on its thighs.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bristle-thighed curlew in a sentence

FEEDBACK