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Etymology

1. plover

noun. ['ˈplʌvɝ'] any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers.

Synonyms

  • shorebird
  • killdeer
  • piping plover
  • Charadriidae
  • family Charadriidae
  • lapwing
  • green plover
  • dotrel
  • killdeer plover
  • shore bird
  • Charadrius morinellus
  • limicoline bird
  • golden plover
  • Eudromias morinellus
  • Charadrius melodus
  • dotterel
  • pewit
  • turnstone
  • Charadrius vociferus
  • kildeer

Etymology

  • plover (Anglo-Norman)
  • pluit (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Plover

  • rediscover
  • undercover
  • discover
  • uncover
  • recover
  • glover
  • shover
  • hover
  • gover
  • cover

Example sentences of the word plover


1. Noun, singular or mass
The plover routinely sticks his head in a croc's mouth and lives to tell the tale.

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