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Onomatopoeia of the female's call
kokkewiet (plural kokkewiete)
- A southern African bird Telophorus zeylonus, a bokmakierie, a small yellow and green bird with a black horizontal stripe across the neck. The name is derived from the sound made by the female.
- Alternative meaning: Waterfiskaal
A fine drawing of this bird can be found at Stellenbosch Birds, http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/jillsbirds1.html