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Variant of pewit.
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(Animals) another name for lapwing
[C16: imitative of its call]
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or pee•wit(ˈpi wɪt, ˈpyu ɪt)
the lapwing, Vanellus vanellus.
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|Noun||1.||peewit - large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs|
plover - any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers
|2.||peewit - small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America|
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
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peewit[ˈpiːwɪt] N → avefría f
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n → Kiebitz m
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peewit[ˈpiːˌwɪt] n → pavoncella
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