Definition of green plover in English:

green plover


  • The northern lapwing.

    • ‘We saw hundreds of green plovers at the reserve the other day.’
    • ‘As we went along we saw heron and green plovers, and later heard and saw snipe.’
    • ‘The weather cleared as we strolled the paths and lanes to Rufford, seeing hares running away over the fields and rather fewer green plovers than we might have expected.’
    • ‘There were, however, large flocks of golden and green plover and curlew covering the fields.’
    • ‘The stars were shining far away in the dark sky, and the green plovers were crying mournfully on the dark moor.’