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dikkop

Line breaks: dik¦kop
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪkəp/

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Definition of dikkop in English:

noun

South African
A stone curlew.
  • The Cape dikkop is the spotted stone curlew (Burhinus capensis)

Origin

mid 19th century: from Afrikaans, from dik 'thick' + kop 'head'.

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