spoon-billed
adjective Date: 1668 having the bill or snout expanded and spatulate at the end

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  • Spoon-billed — ( b[i^]ld ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the bill expanded and spatulate at the end. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spoon|billed — «SPOON BIHLD», adjective. 1. having a spoonlike or spatulate bill, dilated at the end: »a spoonbilled bird. 2. having a spatulate snout, as a sturgeon; shovel nosed …   Useful english dictionary

  • spoon-billed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having the bill or snout expanded and spatulate at the end …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper — Taxobox name = Spoon billed Sandpiper status = CR status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes infraclassis = Neoaves ordo = Charadriiformes subordo = Scolopaci familia = Scolopacidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • spoon-billed duck — noun or spoon billed teal or spoon billed widgeon : shoveler …   Useful english dictionary

  • spoon-billed sandpiper — šaukštasnapis bėgikas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Ereunetes pygmeus; Eurynorhynchus pygmeus angl. spoon billed sandpiper vok. Löffelstrandläufer, m rus. лопатень, m pranc. bécasseau spatule, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spoon-billed sandpiper — šaukštasnapiai bėgikai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Eurynorhynchus angl. spoon billed sandpiper vok. Löffelstrandläufer, m rus. лопатень, m pranc. bécasseau spatule, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – bėgikai siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spoon-billed teal — noun see spoon billed duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • spoon-billed widgeon — noun see spoon billed duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • spoon-billed sandpiper — noun : a sandpiper (Eurynorhynchus pygmeus) that is characterized by a spatulate bill and inhabits northeastern Asia …   Useful english dictionary

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