Limicoline is, obviously, much too lovely a word not to use at least once a week.
It means to do with shorebirds of the order Charadrii, which includes plovers:
Photo by CUATROK77PHOTOS. That's a masked plover, Vanellus miles
That's a Pectoral sandpiper,Calidris melanotos. The photo is by Alan Vernon.
An African snipe, Gallinago nigripennis. Photo by Aviceda.
this one's doing aerobics. Photo by John Haslam.
Taiwanese avocets. (I think they're Recurvirostra avosetta.) Photo by Alnus.
Yes, you may say, but why should I wish to refer to any of those birds, lovely though they may be?
...hm, that's a good question, isn't it.
Er...well, just think of the fun of coming back from a trip away and telling your friends the place wasn't exceptionally limicoline.
I mean, you'd be bound to acquire a reputation as a genius in a single word.
And what more could anyone want than that?
Word To Use Today: limicoline. This word comes from the New Latin Limicolae, which use to be the name of the order Charadrii. It comes from the Latin words līmus, mud, and colere, to inhabit.