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limicoline

[lahy-mik-uh-lahyn, -lin] /laɪˈmɪk əˌlaɪn, -lɪn/
adjective
1.
shore-inhabiting; of or pertaining to numerous birds of the families Charadriidae, comprising the plovers, and Scolopacidae, comprising the sandpipers.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Late Latin līmicol(a) mud-dweller + -ine1; see lime1, -coline
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limicoline

/laɪˈmɪkəˌlaɪn; -lɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Charadrii, a suborder of birds containing the plovers, sandpipers, snipes, oystercatchers, avocets, etc
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Limicolae former name of order, from Latin līmus mud + colere to inhabit
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