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Meaning of KEA

Pronunciation:  'keyu

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  large brownish-green New Zealand parrot
 
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 Synonyms: Nestor notabilis
 
 See Also: genus Nestor, Nestor, parrot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ke"a\ (k[=a]"[.a]; colloq. k[=e]"[.a]), n. [Maori.]
(Zo["o]l.)
A large New Zealand parrot ({Nestor notabilis}), notorious
for having acquired the habit of killing sheep; -- called
also {mountain parrot}.

 

 

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