Killdee


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Kill´dee`


n.1.(Zool.) A small American plover (Charadrius vociferus, formerly Ægialitis vocifera) of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry. The adult has two black bands around the neck and upper breast, but the young chick has only the breast band. It ranges from Canada to Mexico and the West Indies.
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Dale Killdee of Michigan, the subcommittee's ranking minority member, also participated in the hearing.