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ou

[ oh-oo ]
/ ˈoʊˈu /
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noun
a rare Hawaiian honeycreeper, Psittirostra psittacea, having an olive-green body, a parrotlike bill, and in the male a bright yellow head.

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Origin of ou

First recorded in 1885–90, ou is from the Hawaiian word ʿōʿū
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British Dictionary definitions for ou (1 of 2)

ou
/ (əʊ) /

noun
Southern African slang a man, bloke, or chap

Word Origin for ou

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British Dictionary definitions for ou (2 of 2)

OU

abbreviation for
the Open University
Oxford University
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