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British Dictionary definitions for huhu

huhu

noun
  1. a New Zealand beetle, Prionoplus reticularis, with a hairy body
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Word Origin

Māori
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Historical Examples

  • The huhu, or yellow mocking-bird, occurs in several stories.

    Myths of the Cherokee

    James Mooney