moorup

noun
moo·​rup
variants: or murup \ müˈru̇p \ or less commonly mooruk \ -​u̇k \
plural moorup or murup also mooruk

Definition of moorup

: a cassowary (Casuarius bennetti) with rather small stout legs found on the island of New Britain

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“Moorup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moorup. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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