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(South African) any of several brownish shore birds of the family Burhinidae, esp Burhinus oedicnemus, having a large head and eyes: order Charadriiformes Also called stone curlew
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from Afrikaans, from dik thick + kop head
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  • Indeed, she seemed to be all eyes, like a "dikkop" or thick-headed plover; at any rate, I noted little else about her.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard

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