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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 2 Jul. 2022.
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