piet-my-vrou

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piet-my-vrou (ˈpiːtˌmeɪˈfrəʊ)
 
n
(South African) a cuckoo, Notococcyx solitarius, having a red breast
 
[from Afrikaans piet Peter + my my + vrou wife: onomatopoeic, based on the bird's three clear notes]

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