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solitary sandpiper

noun
1.
a North American sandpiper, Tringa solitaria, of inland wetlands, having a brownish-gray, white-spotted back and whitish underparts.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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  • During the summer, an observant and diligent birder may find spotted or solitary sandpiper along lake edges.

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