upupa epops


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hoopoe \Hoop"oe\, Hoopoo \Hoop"oo\, n. [So called from its cry;
   cf. L. upupa, Gr. ?, D. hop, F. huppe; cf. also G.
   wiedenhopf, OHG. wituhopfo, lit., wood hopper.] (Zool.)
   A European bird of the genus Upupa (Upupa epops), having
   a beautiful crest, which it can erect or depress at pleasure,
   and a slender down-curving bill. Called also hoop, whoop.
   The name is also applied to several other species of the same
   genus and allied genera.
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