berghaan

noun

berg·​haan
ˈberḵ-ˌhän
plural -s
: any of several southern African eagles
especially : bateleur

Word History

Etymology

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 1 Dec. 2022.

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