killdeer definition by Webster's New World
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killdeer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. killdeer killdeer or kill·deers
A New World plover (Charadrius vociferus) that has a distinctive noisy cry and two black bands across its breast.
Origin: Probably imitative of its call.
Variant of killdeer