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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hoopoe (Upupa Epops).
 
A small crested bird revered by all the ancient Egyptians, and placed on the sceptre of Horus, to symbolise joy and filial affection. (Latin upupa, the hoopoe.)   1
 


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