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takahe

[tuh-kahy, -kah-ee] /təˈkaɪ, -ˈkɑ i/
noun
1.
Origin of takahe
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55, takahe is from the Maori word takahē
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takahe

/ˈtɑːkəˌhiː/
noun
1.
a very rare flightless New Zealand rail, Notornis mantelli
Word Origin
from Māori, of imitative origin
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