Definitions

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  • n. Any of three species of South American ostriches of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The South American ostrich, Rhea americana, and other species of that genus. Also spelled nandoo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan

Etymologies

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Apparently from Guaraní.

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  • I had no idea there were South American 'ostriches'.

    April 25, 2018