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killdeer


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Killdee  \Kill"dee`\,  Killdeer  \Kill"deer`\,  n.  [So  named  from 
  its  notes.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  small  American  plover  ({[AE]gialitis  vocifera}). 
 
  Note:  It  is  dark  grayish  brown  above;  the  rump  and  upper  tail 
  coverts  are  yellowish  rufous;  the  belly,  throat,  and  a 
  line  over  the  eyes,  white;  a  ring  round  the  neck  and 
  band  across  the  breast,  black. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  killdeer 
  n  :  American  plover  of  inland  waters  and  fields  having  a 
  distinctive  cry  [syn:  {kildeer},  {killdeer  plover},  {Charadrius 
  vociferus}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Killdeer,  ND  (city,  FIPS  42700) 
  Location:  47.36543  N,  102.75270  W 
  Population  (1990):  722  (367  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  58640 




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