[moh-uh] /ˈmoʊ ə/

any of several flightless birds of the family Dinornithidae, of New Zealand, related to the kiwis but resembling the ostrich: extinct since about the end of the 18th century.
any large flightless bird of the recently extinct order Dinornithiformes of New Zealand See ratite

extinct, flightless bird of New Zealand, 1842, native Maori name.
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