mamo

noun ma·mo \ˈmä(ˌ)mō\

Definition of mamo

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several black Hawaiian honeycreepers that constitute a genus (Drepanis) of the family Drepanididae, are distinguished by yellow feathers above and below the tail which were used in choice featherwork, and are now wholly extinct

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Origin and Etymology of mamo

Hawaiian


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