redshank

[ red-shangk ]
/ ˈrɛdˌʃæŋk /
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noun

an Old World sandpiper, Tringa totanus, having red legs and feet.

Origin of redshank

First recorded in 1515–25; red1 + shank
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redshank

/ (ˈrɛdˌʃæŋk) /

noun

either of two large common European sandpipers, Tringa totanus or T. erythropus (spotted redshank), having red legs
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