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English → English (gcide) Definition: Swiss plover Plover \Plov"er\, n. [OF. plovier, F. pluvier, prop., the rain bird, fr. LL. (assumed) pluviarius, fr. L. pluvia rain, from pluere to rain; akin to E. float, G. fliessen to flow. See Float.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline birds belonging to the family Charadrid[ae], and especially those belonging to the subfamily Charadrins[ae]. They are prized as game birds. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any grallatorial bird allied to, or resembling, the true plovers, as the crab plover (Dromas ardeola); the American upland, plover (Bartramia longicauda); and other species of sandpipers. [1913 Webster] Note: Among the more important species are the blackbellied plover or blackbreasted plover (Charadrius squatarola ) of America and Europe; -- called also gray plover, bull-head plover, Swiss plover, sea plover , and oxeye; the golden plover (see under Golden); the ring plover or ringed plover ([AE]gialitis hiaticula). See Ringneck. The piping plover ([AE]gialitis meloda); Wilson's plover ([AE]gialitis Wilsonia); the mountain plover ([AE]gialitis montana); and the semipalmated plover ([AE]gialitis semipalmata), are all small American species. [1913 Webster] Bastard plover (Zo["o]l.), the lapwing. Long-legged plover, or yellow-legged plover. See Tattler. Plover's page, the dunlin. [Prov. Eng.] Rock plover, or Stone plover, the black-bellied plover. [Prov. Eng.] Whistling plover. (a) The golden plover. (b) The black-bellied plover. [1913 Webster]


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