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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snipe

A snipe is any of about 25 wading bird species in three genera in the family Scolopacidae. They are characterized by a very long, slender bill and crypsis, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snipe_hunt

A snipe hunt is a type of practical joke, in existence in North America as early as the 1840s, in which an unsuspecting newcomer is duped into trying to catch a ...

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Wilsons_Snipe

Learn how to identify Wilson's Snipe, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. Though the long tradition of “snipe hunt” pranks at summer ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snipe

Define snipe: any of various usually slender-billed birds of the sandpiper family; especially : any of several game birds… — snipe in a sentence.

blog.nature.org/science/2014/01/14/the-snipe-hunt-myth-and-reality

Jan 14, 2014 ... Snipe hunting is just a practical joke, right? Well, not quite. Ornithologist Joe Smith shows how ornithologists utilize "snipe hunting" tactics in ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/snipe

Snipe definition, any of several long-billed game birds of the genera Gallinago ( Capella) and Limnocryptes, inhabiting marshy areas, as G. gallinago (common ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/snipe

From Middle English snipe, snype (a type of bird), from Old Norse snípa, as in mýrisnípa ... snipe (plural snipes or snipe) (Plural "snipe" is used only for the bird. ).

www.britannica.com/animal/snipe

snipe: Any of about 20 species belonging to the shorebird family Scolopacidae ( order Charadriiformes). Snipes frequent wet meadows and marshes and occur ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=snipe%20hunt

A North-American prank and rite of passage wherein older adolescents take younger boys into the wilderness for the supposed purpose of “snipe hunting.