Limosa fedoa
Marlin Mar"lin, n. (Zo["o]l.) The American great marbled godwit ({Limosa fedoa}). Applied also to the red-breasted godwit ({Limosa h[ae]matica}). [1913 Webster]

2. [from marlin spike, the shape of its bill.] Any of several marine billfishes of the genera {Makaira} and {Tetrapturus}, popular as game in sport fishing. [PJC]

{Hook-billed marlin}, a curlew. [1913 Webster]


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  • Limosa haemastica — Godwit God wit (g[o^]d w[i^]t), n. [Prob. from AS. g[=o]d good + wiht creature, wight.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of long billed, wading birds of the genus {Limosa}, and family {Tringid[ae]}. The European black tailed godwit ({Limosa… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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