[ huhd-soh-nee-uh n ]
/ hʌdˈsoʊ ni ən /
See under godwit.
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Definition for hudsonian godwit (2 of 2)
[ god-wit ]
/ ˈgɒd wɪt /
any of several large, widely distributed shorebirds of the genus Limosa, as the New World L. haemastica (Hudsonian godwit), having a long bill that curves upward slightly.
Origin of godwit
First recorded in 1545–55; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for hudsonian godwit
/ (ˈɡɒdwɪt) /
any large shore bird of the genus Limosa, of northern and arctic regions, having long legs and a long upturned bill: family Scolopacidae (sandpipers, etc), order Charadriiformes
Word Origin for godwit
C16: of unknown origin
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