Definition of green plover in English:

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green plover


The northern lapwing (see lapwing).
Example sentences
  • There were, however, large flocks of golden and green plover and curlew covering the fields.
  • The stars were shining far away in the dark sky, and the green plovers were crying mournfully on the dark moor.
  • The weather cleared as we strolled the paths and lanes to Rufford, seeing hares running away over the fields and rather fewer green plovers than we might have expected.

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Syllabification: green plov·er

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