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  Words related to stilt

Related / Similar Words: stiltbird, longlegs, long-legs, stilt plover, Himantopus stilt, Australian stilt, pile, spile, piling

 

Definition:
  • long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons;
  • long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia;
  • a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure;
  • one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground; "he was so tall I thought he was on stilts";

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    Hyponyms: black-necked stilt, Himantopus mexicanus, black-winged stilt, Himantopus himantopus, white-headed stilt, Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus, kaki, Himantopus novae-zelandiae, banded stilt, Cladorhyncus leucocephalum, sheet pile, sheath pile, sheet piling

     

    Member Meronyms: Himantopus, genus Himantopus, Cladorhyncus, genus Cladorhyncus

     

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