P Gambensis
Spur-winged Spur"-winged` (-w[i^]ngd`), a. (Zo["o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster]

{Spur-winged goose} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of long-legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied genera, having a strong spur on the bend of the wing, as the Gambo goose ({P. Gambensis}) and the Egyptian, or Nile, goose ({Alopochen [AE]gyptiaca}).

{Spur-winged plover} (Zo["o]l.), an Old World plover ({Hoplopterus spinosus}) having a sharp spur on the bend of the wing. It inhabits Northern Africa and the adjacent parts of Asia and Europe. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hoplopterus spinosus — Spur winged Spur winged ( w[i^]ngd ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster] {Spur winged goose} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of long legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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