plural -s
: a southern African bird that is a variety of the European roller (Coracias garrulus)

Word History


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

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“Troupand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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