pelikaan

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch pellicaen, from Old French pelican, from Latin pelecānus, from Ancient Greek πελεκάν (pelekán).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpeːliˈkaːn/
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  • Hyphenation: pe‧li‧kaan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

pelikaan m (plural pelikanen, diminutive pelikaantje n)

  1. pelican, bird of the family Pelecanidae

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: pelikaan