peewit

noun

variants or less commonly pewit
: any of several birds
especially : lapwing

Word History

Etymology

imitative

First Known Use

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of peewit was circa 1529

Dictionary Entries Near peewit

Cite this Entry

“Peewit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peewit. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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