hamerkop


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ham·er·kop

 (hăm′ər-kŏp′, hä′mər-) or ham·mer·kop (hăm′ər-)
[Afrikaans : hamer, hammer (from Middle Dutch); see ak- in Indo-European roots + kop, head (from Middle Dutch, probably from Late Latin cuppa, drinking vessel, cup).]
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MEET the new bird on the block - a two-year-old female hamerkop.
The groups now thought to be closest to pelicans, the shoebill and hamerkop, must also have differentiated very early," New Scientist quoted Louchart as saying.
Opvallend is byvoorbeeld die dubbelsinnige aanwending van motiewe soos die miere en suiker, glas: glaskamer en glasvaas, die hamerkop en hamerkopnes, Napoleon en die Napoleonborde, ram en bloed, water en die aaneenloop van generasies.