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peetweet

[ peet-weet ]
/ ˈpit wit /
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noun
the spotted sandpiper.
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Origin of peetweet

1830–40, Americanism; imitative rhyming compound; cf. pewee, pewit
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British Dictionary definitions for peetweet

peetweet
/ (ˈpiːtˌwiːt) /

noun
US another name for the spotted sandpiper

Word Origin for peetweet

C19: imitative of its cry
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