Crookbill
Crookbill Crook"bill` (kr[oo^]k"b[i^]l`), n. (Zo["o]l) A New Zealand plover ({Anarhynchus frontalis}), remarkable for having the end of the beak abruptly bent to the right. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crookbill — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : wrybill …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anarhynchus frontalis — Crookbill Crook bill (kr[oo^]k b[i^]l ), n. (Zo[ o]l) A New Zealand plover ({Anarhynchus frontalis}), remarkable for having the end of the beak abruptly bent to the right. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wrybill — Wry bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Crookbill}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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