noun berg·haan \ˈberḵ-ˌhän\

Definition of berghaan



  1. :  any of several southern African eagles; especially :  bateleur

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at barrow, hen

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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