a large, flightless, ratite bird, Emu (Dromaius) novaehollandiae, of Australia, resembling the ostrich but smaller and having a feathered head and neck and rudimentary wings.
British Dictionary definitions for emu (1 of 3)
a large Australian flightless bird, Dromaius novaehollandiae, similar to the ostrich but with three-toed feet and grey or brown plumage: order Casuariiformes: See also ratite
British Dictionary definitions for EMU (2 of 3)
European Monetary Union
Economic and Monetary Union
British Dictionary definitions for e.m.u. (3 of 3)
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Scientific definitions for EMU
Abbreviation of electromagnetic unit
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