kakapo

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noun ka·ka·po \ˌkä-kə-ˈpō\

Definition of kakapo

plural

kakapos

  1. :  a large chiefly nocturnal burrowing New Zealand parrot (Strigops habroptilus) that has green and brown barred plumage and well-developed wings with little power of flight

Origin and Etymology of kakapo

Maori


First Known Use: 1843


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