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Noun: peewit  pee-wit
  1. Large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs
    - lapwing, green plover, pewit, northern lapwing
  2. Small olive-coloured woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
    - pewee, peewee, pewit, wood pewee, Contopus virens

Derived forms: peewits

Type of: flycatcher, New World flycatcher, plover, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher

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

Encyclopedia: Peewit