black-necked stilt

black-necked stilt
noun
stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck
Hypernyms: ↑stilt, ↑stiltbird, ↑longlegs, ↑long-legs, ↑stilt plover, ↑Himantopus stilt
Member Holonyms: ↑Himantopus, ↑genus Himantopus

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noun
: a stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) that ranges from the western and southern United States to northern So. America and that has the characteristic black mantle extended forward along the back of the neck to the crown of the head and about the eyes

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