/ (ˈpʊkəkəʊ) /
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noun plural -kos
a wading bird, Porphyrio melanotus, of New Zealand, with a brightly coloured plumage
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On the reeds in the middle of the lake we saw many wild ducks, and the pretty Pukeko, with its dark blue plumage and red bill.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent