pylstert

noun
pyl·​stert | \ ˈpīlˌstert \
plural -s

Definition of pylstert

southern Africa
: any of various rays

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History and Etymology for pylstert

Afrikaans, from Dutch pijlstaart pintail duck, literally, arrow-tail, from pijl arrow (from Middle Dutch pijl, pile, from Latin pilum javelin) + staart tail (from Middle Dutch start)

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“Pylstert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pylstert. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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