Spur-winged plover

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(Zool.) an Old World plover (Hoplopterus spinosus) having a sharp spur on the bend of the wing. It inhabits Northern Africa and the adjacent parts of Asia and Europe.

See also: Spur-winged

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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