Pratincole Definition

prătn-kōl, prāt-, prătĭng-, prātĭng-
noun
Any of various small Old World shorebirds (family Glareolidae) with long, pointed wings and a forked tail; esp., the Eurasian pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
glareole

Other Word Forms of Pratincole

Noun

Singular:
pratincole
Plural:
pratincoles

Origin of Pratincole

  • New Latin prātincola Latin prātum meadow Latin incola inhabitant kwel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to pratincole using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

pratincole