kakariki

/ (ˈkɑːkɑːˌriːkiː) /

noun plural kakariki

any of various green-feathered New Zealand parrots of the genus Cyanoramphus

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Word Origin for kakariki

Māori

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Example sentences from the Web for kakariki

  • According to Mr. Angas, the Kakariki, or green lizard, is specially venerated as an Atua.

    Curiosities of Superstition|W. H. Davenport Adams