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hudsonian


hudsonian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Whimbrel  \Whim"brel\,  n.  [Cf.  {Whimper}.]  (Zo["o]l) 
  Any  one  of  several  species  of  small  curlews,  especially  the 
  European  species  (Numenius  ph[ae]opus),  called  also  {Jack 
  curlew},  {half  curlew},  {stone  curlew},  and  {tang  whaup}.  See 
  Illustration  in  {Appendix}. 
 
  {Hudsonian}  or  {Eskimo},  {whimbreal},  the  Hudsonian  curlew. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hudsonian  \Hud*so"ni*an\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Hudson's  Bay  or  to  the  Hudson  River;  as 
  the  Hudsonian  curlew.