scholekster

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Etymology[edit]

Germanic: schol (sense and etymology unclear, but eitherway from the notion flat) + ekster 'magpie' (on account of its similar plumage; not closely related)

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Noun[edit]

scholekster m (plural scholeksters, diminutive scholekstertje n)

  1. (zoology) The bird species oystercatcher, Haematopus ostrilegus

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