Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: pewit  'pee,wit
  1. Small black-headed European gull
    - laughing gull, blackcap, pewit gull, Larus ridibundus
     
  2. Large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs
    - lapwing, green plover, peewit
     
  3. Small olive-coloured woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
    - pewee, peewee, peewit, wood pewee, Contopus virens

Derived forms: pewits

Type of: flycatcher, gull, New World flycatcher, plover, sea gull, seagull, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher

Part of: Contopus, genus Contopus, genus Larus, genus Vanellus, Larus, Vanellus

Encyclopedia: Pewit