Pronunciation: (pluv'ur, plō'vur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/plover.html on line 75 [key]
1. any of various shorebirds of the family Charadriidae. Cf. dotterel (def. 1), killdeer, lapwing.
2. any of various similar shorebirds, as the upland plover and other sandpipers.
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