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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Hawaiian name for a migrating plover.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Pacific golden plover, Charadrius dominicus fulvus, which makes a wonderful trip from Alaska to the Sandwich Islands.


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