Etymology
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pewee (n.)

"flycatcher, lapwing," 1810, variant of pewit (q.v.). See also peewee.

updated on October 19, 2012

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Definitions of pewee from WordNet

pewee (n.)
small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America;
Synonyms: peewee / peewit / pewit / wood pewee / Contopus virens
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