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tui

[too-ee] /ˈtu i/
noun
1.
a black New Zealand honey eater, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, having a patch of white feathers on each side of the throat, sometimes tamed as a pet.
Also called parson bird.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Maori tūī
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tui

/ˈtuːɪ/
noun (pl) tuis
1.
a New Zealand honeyeater, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, having a glossy bluish-green plumage with white feathers at the throat: it mimics human speech and the songs of other birds
Word Origin
from Māori
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