rhea

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See also: Rhea and Rhéa

English[edit]

greater rhea (Rhea americana), southern Argentina

Etymology 1[edit]

From Rhea (the mother of Zeus in Greek mythology), from Ancient Greek Ῥέα (Rhéa).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹiːə/
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Noun[edit]

rhea (plural rheas)

  1. A large flightless bird of the genus Rhea, native to South America.
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rhea

  1. Ramie (Boehmeria nivea), a fiber-yielding plant.

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