noun pyl·stert \ˈpīlˌstert\

Definition of pylstert



southern Africa

  1. :  any of various rays

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Origin and Etymology of 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) — more at pestle, start

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a brief usually trivial fact

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