kakapo


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kakapo \Ka`ka*po"\, n. (Zool.)
   A singular nocturnal parrot (Strigops habroptilus), native
   of New Zealand. It lives in holes during the day, but is
   active at night. It resembles an owl in its colors and
   general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a
   short distance. Called also owl parrot, night parrot, and
   night kaka.
   [1913 Webster]
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