notornis

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin Notornis (genus name), from Ancient Greek νότος (nótos, south) + ὄρνις (órnis, bird).

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notornis

  1. (New Zealand) The takahe, Porphyrio mantelli, a flightless rail native to New Zealand. [from 19th c.]