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piet-my-vrou

/ (ˈpiːtˌmeɪˈfrəʊ) /
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noun
Southern African a cuckoo, Notococcyx solitarius, having a red breast
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Word Origin for piet-my-vrou

from Afrikaans piet Peter + my my + vrou wife: onomatopoeic, based on the bird's three clear notes
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