moho


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moho \Mo"ho\, n. [Native name.] (Zool.)
   A gallinule (Notornis Mantelli) formerly inhabiting New
   Zealand, but now supposed to be extinct. It was incapable of
   flight. See Notornis.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moho \Mo"ho\, n. [Short for Mohorovicic discontinuity, from
   Andrija Mohorovi[ccaron]i[cacute], a Yugoslavian geologist.]
   (Geol.)
   The boundary between the earth's crust and the semiliquid
   mantle beneath. It varies in depth from 3 miles beneath the
   surface at certain points in the ocean to over 25 miles under
   certain parts of continents.
   [PJC]
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