terutero

noun
ter·​u·​tero | \ ˌterüˈte(ˌ)rō \
variants: or teruteru \ -​(ˌ)rü \
plural -s

Definition of terutero

: a South American lapwing (Belonopterus chilensis cayennensis) similar to the common lapwing but having a short hind toe and a spur on the bend of the wing

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History and Etymology for terutero

Spanish, from Guarani teruteru, of imitative origin

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“Terutero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terutero. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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