Definition of pewit in English:

pewit

Syllabification: pe·wit
Pronunciation: /ˈpēwit, ˈpyo͞oit
 
/
(also peewit)

noun

  • The northern lapwing (see lapwing).
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

early 16th century: imitative of the bird's call.

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