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  • n. Eurasian golden plover, Pluvialis apricaria
  • n. Pacific golden plover, Pluvialis fulva
  • n. American golden plover, Pluvialis dominic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. one of several species of plovers, of the genus Charadrius, esp. the European (Charadrius apricarius, syn. Charadrius pluvialis; -- called also yellow plover, black-breasted plover, hill plover, and whistling plover. The common American species (Charadrius dominicus) is also called frostbird, and bullhead.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. plovers of Europe and America having the backs marked with golden-yellow spots


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