MEANING: noun:
1. Any of various plovers breeding in mountainous areas.
2. Someone who is easily duped.

ETYMOLOGY: From dote (to be weak-minded from old age), from Middle English doten (to be foolish) + -rel (diminutive or pejorative suffix), as in doggerel and wastrel. The metaphorical sense of the word derives from the apparently unsuspecting nature of the bird. Earliest documented use: 1440.

DONTEREL - Stop, Mr Flynn!

DOTTEREI - Pointillism, in Germany

GOTTEREL - how the German language sounds