Definition of plover noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

plover

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈplʌvə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʌvər//
 
Birds
 
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a bird with long legs and a short tail that lives on wet ground See related entries: Birds Word Origin Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, based on Latin pluvia ‘rain’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plover