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Noun: pratincole  'pra-t(u)n,kówl or 'pra-ting,kówl [N. Amer], 'pra-ting,kówl [Brit]
  1. Old World shorebird with long pointed wings and short legs; closely related to the coursers
    - glareole

Derived forms: pratincoles

Type of: limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird

Part of: genus Glareola, Glareola

Encyclopedia: Pratincole