HyperDic: longlegs

English > 1 sense of the word longlegs:
NOUNanimallonglegs, stilt, stiltbird, long-legs, stilt plover, Himantopus stiltlong-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons
longlegs > pronunciation
Soundslao'ngleh.gz
Rhymesdregs ... legs: 4 rhymes with ehgz...
English > longlegs: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglong-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons.
Synonymsstilt, stiltbird, long-legs, stilt plover, Himantopus stilt
Member ofHimantopus, genus Himantopusmajor one of two genera of stilts
Narrowerblack-necked stilt, Himantopus mexicanusstilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck
black-winged stilt, Himantopus himantopusstilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wings
kaki, Himantopus novae-zelandiaeblackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt
white-headed stilt, Himantopus himantopus leucocephalusstilt of the southwest Pacific including Australia and New Zealand having mostly white plumage but with black wings and nape of neck
Broadershorebird, shore bird, limicoline birdAny of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
Spanishcigüeñela, cigüeñuela, himantopus, longlegs, stiltbird
Catalanhimantopus, longlegs, stiltbird

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