hoopoe vs hoopoo what difference

what is difference between hoopoe and hoopoo

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

Alteration of obsolete hoopoop, from earlier hoop, from Middle French and Old French huppe, from Latin upupa, ultimately onomatopoeic; Compare Ancient Greek ἔποψ (épops), Persian پوپو(popo).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhupu/, /ˈhupoʊ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhuːpuː/, /ˈhupəʊ/
  • Hyphenation: hoo‧poe

Noun

hoopoe (plural hoopoes)

  1. An Old World bird, Upupa epops, known for its distinctive plumage, fanlike crest, and slender bill.
    • For quotations using this term, see Citations:hoopoe.

Translations



English

Noun

hoopoo (plural hoopoos)

  1. Archaic form of hoopoe.

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