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Noun: stone curlew  stown kur-l(y)oo
  1. Large-headed large-eyed crepuscular or nocturnal shorebird of the Old World and tropical America having a thickened knee joint
    - thick-knee, Burhinus oedicnemus, dikkop [S.Africa]

Derived forms: stone curlews

Type of: limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird

Part of: Burhinus, genus Burhinus

Encyclopedia: Stone curlew