noun trou·pand \ˈtrüˌpand\

Definition of troupand



  1. :  a southern African bird that is a variety of the European roller (Coracias garrulus)

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Origin and Etymology of troupand

Afrikaans, literally, wedding pledge, from trou to wed (from Middle Dutch trouwen, from trouw faithful) + Dutch pand pledge, pawn, from Middle French pan; akin to Old English trēowe faithful — more at true, pawn

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capable of being understood in two ways

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