/ (ˈdɪkəp) /
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Southern African any of several brownish shore birds of the family Burhinidae, esp Burhinus oedicnemus, having a large head and eyes: order CharadriiformesAlso called: stone curlew
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Word Origin for dikkop
from Afrikaans, from dik thick + kop head
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How to use dikkop in a sentence
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