Emu



[ee-myoo] /ˈi myu/

noun
1.
a large, flightless, ratite bird, Emu (Dromaius) novaehollandiae, of Australia, resembling the ostrich but smaller and having a feathered head and neck and rudimentary wings.
1.
Also, emu. .
2.
Aerospace. .
/ˈiːmjuː/
noun
1.
a large Australian flightless bird, Dromaius novaehollandiae, similar to the ostrich but with three-toed feet and grey or brown plumage: order Casuariiformes See also ratite
abbreviation
1.
European Monetary Union
2.
Economic and Monetary Union
3.
See e.m.u.
n.

“large Australian bird,” 1610s, probably from Portuguese ema “crane, ostrich,” of unknown origin.
EMU
Abbreviation of electromagnetic unit
electromagnetic unit
1.
Eastern Mennonite University
2.
Eastern Michigan University
3.
European Monetary Union
4.
extravehicular mobility unit

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