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kea

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noun \ˈkē-ə\

Definition of kea

  1. :  a large mostly dull green New Zealand parrot (Nestor notabilis) that is normally insectivorous but sometimes destroys sheep by slashing the back to feed on the kidney fat



Origin and Etymology of kea

Maori


First Known Use: 1862

Rhymes with kea


Kea

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geographical name \ˈkā-ä\

Definition of Kea

  1. island Greece in NW Cyclades; chief town Kea area 67 square miles (174 square kilometers)



Variants of kea

or ancient

Ceos

play \ˈsē-ˌäs\

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