a large, brownish-green mountain parrot (Nestor notabilis) of New Zealand
Origin of keaMaori
island of the NW Cyclades, Greece, in the Aegean Sea: 50 sq mi (129 sq km)
A brownish-green mountain-dwelling parrot (Nestor notabilis) of New Zealand with a varied diet that includes plants, insects, carrion, and garbage.
Origin of keaMaori, perhaps imitative of its call.
- Nestor notabilis, a parrot of New Zealand.