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


Kea

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geographical name \ˈkā-ä\
variants: or ancient

Ceos

\ˈsē-ˌäs\play

Definition of Kea

  1. island of Greece in the northwestern Cyclades Islands island area 67 square miles (174 square kilometers) Kea's chief town is also named Kea.

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