from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See hammerhead.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bird from southern Africa, Scopus umbretta, of the Scopidae family and related to the herons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bird of the Heron family; the umber.
Partial translation of Afrikaans hamerkop : hamer, hammer + kop, head (from Middle Dutch, probably from Late Latin cuppa, drinking vessel, cup).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Afrikaans for "hammer head". (Wiktionary)