Dictionary.com

bokmakierie

/ (ˌbɒkməˈkɪərɪ) /
Save This Word!

noun
Southern African a large yellow shrike, Telephorus zeylonus, of southern Africa, known for its melodious song
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Word Origin for bokmakierie

C19: from Afrikaans, imitative of its call

Words nearby bokmakierie

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK