Oct 15, 2014

Q.1476

Cyclone Hudhud devastated the coastal city of Vishakapatnam in India in October 2014. The word 'Hudhud' comes from the Koranic name of the Hoopoe bird.

This bird's scientific name is Upupa epops. What is common to the etymology of the order 'upupa' and the bird's name 'hoopoe'?

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