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- n. Didunculus strigiostris, a fruit-eating ground pigeon native to the Samoan Islands, resembling the extinct dodo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A peculiar fruit-eating ground pigeon (Didunculus strigiostris) native of the Samoan Islands, and noted for its resemblance, in several characteristics, to the extinct dodo. Its beak is stout and strongly hooked, and the mandible has two or three strong teeth toward the end. Its color is chocolate red. Called also toothbilled pigeon, and manu-mea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tooth-billed pigeon (manu-mea) of the Samoan Islands. See cut under Didunculus.
tooth + bill (Wiktionary)