Pronunciation: (dot'ur-ul), [key]
1. any of several plovers usually inhabiting upland areas, esp. Eudromias morinellus, of Europe and Asia.
2. Brit. Dial.a silly, stupid person, esp. one who is easily duped. Also,dot•trelPronunciation: (do'trul). [key]
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