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Lapwing. Occurs only in A. V. of Leviticus 11:19, R. V. Hoopoe, and in the parallel passage of Deuteronomy 14:18, amongst the list of those birds which were forbidden by the law of Moses to be eaten by the Israelites. Probably the hoopoe is intended, a bird about the size of a pigeon.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Lapwing'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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