Bartramia longicauda
Upland Up"land, a. 1. Of or pertaining to uplands; being on upland; high in situation; as, upland inhabitants; upland pasturage. [1913 Webster]

Sometimes, with secure delight The upland hamlets will invite. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Pertaining to the country, as distinguished from the neighborhood of towns; rustic; rude; unpolished. [Obs.W2] `` The race of upland giants.'' --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

{Upland moccasin}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Moccasin}.

{Upland sandpiper}, or {Upland plover} (Zo["o]l.), a large American sandpiper ({Bartramia longicauda}) much valued as a game bird. Unlike most sandpipers, it frequents fields and uplands. Called also {Bartramian sandpiper}, {Bartram's tattler}, {field plover}, {grass plover}, {highland plover}, {hillbird}, {humility}, {prairie plover}, {prairie pigeon}, {prairie snipe}, {papabote}, {quaily}, and {uplander}.

{Upland sumach} (Bot.), a North American shrub of the genus Rhus ({Rhus glabra}), used in tanning and dyeing. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bartramia longicauda — Field Field (f[=e]ld), n. [OE. feld, fild, AS. feld; akin to D. veld, G. feld, Sw. f[ a]lt, Dan. felt, Icel. fold field of grass, AS. folde earth, land, ground, OS. folda.] 1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bartramia longicauda — bartramija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bartramia longicauda angl. upland sandpiper vok. Prärieläufer, m rus. бартрамия, f; длиннохвостый песочник, m pranc. maubèche des champs, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Bartramia longicauda — noun large plover like sandpiper of North American fields and uplands • Syn: ↑upland sandpiper, ↑upland plover, ↑Bartramian sandpiper • Hypernyms: ↑sandpiper • Member Holonyms: ↑Bartramia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bartramia — Bartramie des champs Bartramia longicauda …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bartramia — noun a genus of Scolopacidae • Syn: ↑genus Bartramia • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scolopacidae, ↑family Scolopacidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Bartramia — noun a genus of Scolopacidae • Syn: ↑Bartramia • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scolopacidae, ↑family Scolopacidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maubèche des champs — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bartramia (homonymie). Maubèche des champs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bartramie Des Champs — Bartramia longicauda …   Wikipédia en Français

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