Definition of pewit in English:
The northern lapwing (see lapwing).
- Hay meadows provide areas for feeding and breeding of pewits, quails and corn-crakes birds, which are frequently encountered in certain places of Lithuania.
- The pewit can be easily recognized by the black crest on its head, its twangy singing and its characteristic flight with sharp rises and turns.
early 16th century: imitative of the bird's call.
Definition of pewit in:
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