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Meaning of JACKSNIPE

Pronunciation:  'jak`snIp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
  2. [n]  a small short-billed Old World snipe
 

JACKSNIPE is a 9 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: Calidris melanotos, half snipe, Limnocryptes minima, pectoral sandpiper
 
 See Also: Calidris, genus Calidris, genus Limnocryptes, Limnocryptes, sandpiper, snipe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jack"snipe`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small European snipe ({Limnocryptes gallinula}); --
    called also {judcock}, {jedcock}, {juddock}, {jed}, and
    {half snipe}.
(b) A small American sandpiper ({Tringa maculata}); -- called
    also {pectoral sandpiper}, and {grass snipe}.

 

 

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