struisvogel

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of struis (ostrich) +‎ vogel (bird). Attested since the 17th century, displacing earlier vogelstruis. The element struis derives from Latin strūthiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstrœy̯sˌfoː.ɣəl/
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  • Hyphenation: struis‧vo‧gel

Noun[edit]

struisvogel m (plural struisvogels, diminutive struisvogeltje n)

  1. An ostrich, flightless bird of the genus Struthio.
    Synonyms: vogelstruis

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