Definition of Moa

1. Noun. Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand.




Definition of Moa

1. n. Any one of several very large extinct species of wingless birds belonging to Dinornis, and other related genera, of the suborder Dinornithes, found in New Zealand. They are allied to the apteryx and the ostrich. They were probably exterminated by the natives before New Zealand was discovered by Europeans. Some species were much larger than the ostrich.

Definition of Moa

1. Acronym. minute of angle ¹

2. Acronym. military operations area ¹

3. Noun. A very large, extinct, flightless bird of the family ''Dinornithidae'' that was native to New Zealand; until its extinction, one species was the largest bird in the world. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moa

1. an extinct flightless bird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Moa

1. Any one of several very large extinct species of wingless birds belonging to Dinornis, and other related genera, of the suborder Dinornithes, found in New Zealand. They are allied to the apteryx and the ostrich. They were probably exterminated by the natives before New Zealand was discovered by Europeans. Some species were much larger than the ostrich. Origin: Native name. (06 Mar 1998)

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