Definition of Green plover

1. Noun. Large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs.

Exact synonyms: Lapwing, Peewit, Pewit
Generic synonyms: Plover
Group relationships: Genus Vanellus, Vanellus

Definition of Green plover

1. Noun. (British) the lapwing. ¹

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Literary usage of Green plover

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1889)
"Of these, the common green plover or peewit, with its crest, its peculiarly founded wings, its plaintive cry, is the best known. In autumn the old birds and ..."

2. Catalogue of the Cases of Birds in the Dyke Road Museum, Brighton: Giving a by Edward Thomas Booth (1876)
"Like the green plover or Peewit, several pairs are commonly found nesting in company. When anyone approaches the neighbourhood of their nests they show the ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1889)
"Some of these are summer visitants to our shores, others come in winter, while a few stay with us throughout the year. The common green plover, or peewit, ..."

4. A Topographical Account of the Hundred of Bosmere, in the County of by Charles John Longcroft (1857)
"There are few winters, however mild, in which the harbours are not visited by these species, and sometimes in great plenty. green plover. ..."

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