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(hăm′ər-kŏp′, hä′mər-) or ham·mer·kop (hăm′ər-)

[Afrikaans : hamer, hammer (from Middle Dutch) ; see ak- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + kop, head (from Middle Dutch, cup, head, from Old Dutch, cup, ultimately from Late Latin cuppa, drinking vessel, cup; see cup).]
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The /Xam archive includes many references to birds, ranging from hamerkops to ostriches, and from crows to the //keri or locust bird that drives locusts into bushes.