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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, northern lapwing
  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