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hoop-skirt
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hoopoo definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of several crested Old World birds with a slender downward-curved bill [syn: hoopoe, hoopoo]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.] (Zo["o]l.) A European bird of the genus Upupa (U. epops), having a beautiful crest, which it can erect or depress at pleasure. Called also hoop, whoop. The name is also applied to several other species of the same genus and allied genera.



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