Sandpiper definitions

sănd'pī'pər
Any of various small shorebirds of the family Scolopacidae, usually having a long straight sensitive bill used to pick up insects, worms, and soft mollusks in mud and sand.
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Any of a number of small shorebirds (family Scolopacidae) similar to the snipes but distinguished by a shorter, soft-tipped bill, including the common sandpiper (Tringa hypoleucos) of Europe and the spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia) and least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) of North America.
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Any of various small wading birds of the family Scolopacidae.
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Origin of sandpiper

From sand + piper