takahe

noun
ta·​ka·​he | \ tä-ˈkä-(ˌ)hā How to pronounce takahe (audio) \

Definition of takahe

: a flightless bird (Porphyrio mantelli synonym Notornis mantelli) of the rail family that occurs in New Zealand

First Known Use of takahe

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for takahe

Maori

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