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Noun: plover  plú-vu(r) or plow-vu(r)
  1. Any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers

Derived forms: plovers

Type of: limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird

Part of: Charadriidae, family Charadriidae

Encyclopedia: Plover, Marathon County, Wisconsin