kaka beak

noun

an evergreen climbing shrub, Clianthus puniceus, having pinnate leaves and clusters of bright red flowers in the shape of a parrot's beak. It is native to New Zealand but now rare except in cultivationAlso called: red kowhai

Nearby words

  1. kaizen,
  2. kajaani,
  3. kajar,
  4. kak,
  5. kaka,
  6. kakapo,
  7. kakariki,
  8. kakebuton,
  9. kakemono,
  10. kaki

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