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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs;
[syn: lapwing, green plover, peewit, pewit]

2. small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America;
[syn: pewee, peewee, peewit, pewit, wood pewee, Contopus virens]

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5 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peevit \Pee"vit\, Peewit \Pee"wit\, n. (Zool.) See Pewit. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

peewit \peewit\ n. A large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs; the pewit. Syn: lapwing, green plover, pewit, peevit, peerwit. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Any of several small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America. Syn: pewee, peewee, pewit, wood pewee, Contopus virens. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pewit \Pe"wit\, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zool.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black-headed, or laughing, gull (Xema ridibundus). See under Laughing. (c) The pewee. [Written also peevit, peewit, pewet.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lapwing \Lap"wing`\, n. [OE. lapwynke, leepwynke, AS. hle['a]pewince; hle['a]pan to leap, jump + (prob.) a word akin to AS. wincian to wink, E. wink, AS. wancol wavering; cf. G. wanken to stagger, waver. See Leap, and Wink.] (Zool.) A small European bird of the Plover family (Vanellus cristatus, or Vanellus vanellus). It has long and broad wings, and is noted for its rapid, irregular fight, upwards, downwards, and in circles. Its back is coppery or greenish bronze. Its eggs are the "plover's eggs" of the London market, esteemed a delicacy. It is called also peewit, dastard plover, and wype. The gray lapwing is the Squatarola cinerea. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

peewit n 1: large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs [syn: lapwing, green plover, peewit, pewit] 2: small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America [syn: pewee, peewee, peewit, pewit, wood pewee, Contopus virens]