God·wit n. Zool. One of several species of long-billed, wading birds of the genus Limosa, and family Tringidæ. The European black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa), the American marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa), the Hudsonian godwit (Limosa hæmastica), and others, are valued as game birds. Called also godwin.
n : large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long
slightly upturned bill