Definition of Moreporks

1. Noun. (plural of morepork) ¹



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Definition of Moreporks

1. morepork [n] - See also: morepork

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moreporks

moreish
morel
moreland
morelands
morelle
morelles
morello
morellos
morels
morendo
moreness
morenesses
morenosite
moreover
morepork
moreporks (current term)
mores
moreso
moresomes
moresques
morgagnian cyst
morgan
morganatic
morganatically
morganite
morganites
morgans
morgay
morgays

Literary usage of Moreporks

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1. Ornithological & Other Oddities by Frank Finn (1907)
"Moreover, the moreporks build a nest in trees with twigs, like pigeons; their eggs are white, and their young are clothed in pure white down. ..."

2. The Story of a New Zealand River by Jane Mander (1920)
"... a fern-bowered spot, beloved of yellow- hammers and moreporks and tuis, and enlivened by the cheerfullest of streams that trickled over polished stones ..."

3. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"These include three kiwi species plus keas—cheeky, inquisitive olive-green parrots with vivid crimson underwings; moreporks—endemic owls that announce ..."

4. The Progress of New Zealand in the Century by Robert Francis Irvine, Oscar Thorwald Johan Alpers (1902)
"... moreporks, and wild pigs." The Maoris were friendly and seemed much amused that permission should be asked them to trail a chain along the shore. ..."

5. Contributions to the Early History of New Zealand: Settlement of Otago by Thomas Morland Hocken (1898)
"... pukekos, quails, moreporks, and wild pigs. The stay in the harbour was not devoid of its little incidents. The Maoris were very friendly, ..."

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