Scolopacine
Scolopacine Scol`o*pa"cine, a. [L. scolopax a snipe, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the {Scolopacid[ae]}, or Snipe family. [1913 Webster]

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  • scolopacine — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|pāˌsīn, sə̇n adjective Etymology: New Latin Scolopac , Scolopax + English ine : of or relating to the Scolopacidae II. noun ( s) : a bird of the family Scolopacidae * * * scolopacine, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • scolopacine — scol·o·pa·cine …   English syllables

  • Scolopacidae — Scolopacine Scol o*pa cine, a. [L. scolopax a snipe, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the {Scolopacid[ae]}, or Snipe family. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scolopaceous —   a. snipe like.    ♦ scolopacine, a. belonging to snipe family of birds …   Dictionary of difficult words

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