peetweet

[ peet-weet ]
/ ˈpit wit /
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noun

the spotted sandpiper.

Origin of peetweet

1830–40, Americanism; imitative rhyming compound; cf. pewee, pewit
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peetweet

/ (ˈpiːtˌwiːt) /

noun

US another name for the spotted sandpiper

Word Origin for peetweet

C19: imitative of its cry
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