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Noun: jacksnipe  'jak,snIp
  1. A small short-billed Old World snipe
    - half snipe, Limnocryptes minima
  2. American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
    - pectoral sandpiper, Calidris melanotos

Derived forms: jacksnipes

Type of: sandpiper, snipe

Part of: Calidris, genus Calidris, genus Limnocryptes, Limnocryptes

Encyclopedia: Jacksnipe