scholekster

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compund of schol +‎ ekster (magpie), named on account of its similar plumage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxɔlˌɛk.stər/
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  • Hyphenation: schol‧ek‧ster

Noun[edit]

scholekster m (plural scholeksters, diminutive scholekstertje n)

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

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