kakariki

noun
ka·ka·ri·ki | \ˈkäkəˌrēkē\
variants: or kakawariki \ˈkäkəwəˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of kakariki 

1 : either of two green parakeets of New Zealand:

a : one (Cyanorhamphus novae-zelandiae) having a red crown

b : one (Cyanorhamphus auriceps) having a yellow crown

2 : a small green New Zealand lizard of the genus Lygosoma

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