What is another word for sanderling?

Pronunciation: [sˈandɜːlɪŋ] (IPA)

Sanderling is a small shorebird that is commonly found on sandy beaches and tidal flats. While "sanderling" is the most widely recognized name for this bird, there are several other synonyms used to describe it. Some of the other names for the sanderling include beachbird, sea lark, sandpiper, and wave runner. These names all reflect the bird's habitat and behavior, as the sanderling is known for its quick movements along the shore and its ability to run in and out of the waves. No matter what you call it, the sanderling is an important part of the coastal ecosystem and a delight to watch as it scurries along the beach.

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What are the hypernyms for Sanderling?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Sanderling?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for sanderling (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Sanderling?

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Usage examples for Sanderling

This slight book is in verse and drawings, type integrated with delectable black-and-white representations of the prairie dog, armadillo, sanderling, mesquite, whirlwind, sand dune, mirage, and dozens of other natural phenomena.
"Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest"
J. Frank Dobie
One day only the ptarmigan and raven, the next the sanderling, the ringed plover, geese, ducks, and others.
"True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World"
Adolphus W. Greely

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