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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings.

Usage examples (34)
  • Interpreters and volunteers - called plover guardians - ensure safe viewing of these rare birds.
  • The kind of plover which appears as if mounted on stilts
  • For ever and a day, the name of these birds was "plover", pronounced to rhyme with "lover."
  • The lapwing is a kind of plover, and is very swift of foot. for more
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