berghaan

noun
berg·​haan | \ ˈberḵ-ˌhän \
plural -s

Definition of berghaan

: any of several southern African eagles especially : bateleur

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History and Etymology for berghaan

Afrikaans, from berg mountain (from Middle Dutch berch, bergh) + haan cock, from Middle Dutch hāne; akin to Old High German berg mountain and to Old High German hano cock

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“Berghaan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berghaan. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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