Dotterel

Definition of Dotterel

Dot´ter`el
a.1.Decayed.
n.1.(Zool.) A European bird of the Plover family (Eudromias morinellus, syn. Charadrius morinellus). It is tame and easily taken, and is popularly believed to imitate the movements of the fowler.
In catching of dotterels we see how the foolish bird playeth the ape in gestures.
- Bacon.
2.A silly fellow; a dupe; a gull.

Related Words

Charadrius, Charadrius morinellus, dotrel, Eudromias morinellus, genus Charadrius, plover
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