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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: Vulgar Latin pluviarius, from Latin pluvia 'rain'

plover

noun
     
plover
Related topics: Birds
plov‧er [countable]
HBB a small bird that lives near the sea

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