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Related to greenshank: Tringa stagnatilis
A migratory shorebird (Tringa nebularia) that breeds in northern Eurasia and has greenish legs and a long bill.
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(Animals) a large European sandpiper, Tringa nebularia, with greenish legs and a slightly upturned bill
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an Old World shorebird, Tringa nebularia, having green legs and a long upcurving bill.
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|Noun||1.||greenshank - large European sandpiper with greenish legs|
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
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