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WEKA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does weka mean? 

WEKA (noun)
  The noun WEKA has 1 sense:

1. flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting

  Familiarity information: WEKA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WEKA (noun)


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Meaning:

Flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

maori hen; weka; wood hen

Hypernyms ("weka" is a kind of...):

rail (any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud)

Holonyms ("weka" is a member of...):

Gallirallus; genus Gallirallus (rails of New Zealand)


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