Meaning of thick-knee

thick-knee

Pronunciation: (thik'nē"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several crepuscular or nocturnal wading birds of the family Burhinidae, of the Old World and tropical America, having a thickened joint between the femoral and tibiotarsal bones. Also called
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