- a rare Hawaiian honeycreeper, Psittirostra psittacea, having an olive-green body, a parrotlike bill, and in the male a bright yellow head.
Origin of ou
First recorded in 1885–90, ou is from the Hawaiian word ʿōʿū
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Examples from the Web for ou
If the OU and RCA really want to promote unity—a very noble goal—they should avoid papering over such crucial distinctions.A Problematic Call for Unity
July 16, 2013
When contacted, an OU spokesman, who wished to remain anonymous, stated, “We have no comment at this time.”Jews Respond to “Savage” Subway Ads
September 28, 2012
I've spent the morning grading papers and trying to figure out why the Orthodox Union (OU) wants to disturb my Yom Kippur.
The OU is America's oldest and most prominent Orthodox group.
Picture the scene; its a sunny day by the beach, ou're out on the body board and suddenly you notice you have drifted out to sea.Girl Rescued by Prince William Speaks!
August 30, 2012
"Ou'doors" was the only home he knew, and with all its rigors he loved it.The Village Watch-Tower
(AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
And the negative may be a negation of fact or of thought (ou and me).Sophist
Onoma, a name, affirms the real existence of that which is sought after—on ou masma estin.Cratylus
Ou, that was the gravestanes they put up i' their kirkyards.
I heard the lid of the kettle dancing, and then came a prolonged "ou."
- Southern African slang a man, bloke, or chap
- the Open University
- Oxford University
- oculus uterque (either eye, each eye)