• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Oxbird (Zoöl) The dunlin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oxbird An oxbiter or oxpecker; an African bird of the family Buphagidæ (which see).
    • n oxbird A weaver-bird, Textor alector.
    • n oxbird The dunlin, Pelidna alphina or Tringa variabilis, a kind of sandpiper.
    • n oxbird The sanderling, Calidris arenaria.
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