Emu meaning

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A large, flightless Australian bird (Dromaius novaehollandiae) that has shaggy brown plumage and is raised for its meat, oil, and leather.
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Electromagnetic unit.
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Electromagnetic unit.
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European Monetary Union.
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Any of a family (Dromaiidae) of large, flightless Australian birds.
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Electromagnetic units.
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Abbreviation of electromagnetic unit.
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(Economic and Monetary Union) The consolidation of European currencies into one monetary unit called the "euro," which phased in on January 1, 1999. Accounting systems that dealt with the currencies of the participating countries had to deal with both native and euro values. On January 1, 2002, euro notes and coins were made available, with national currencies withdrawn by March 1 of that year. Public and private companies spent more than $150 billion (USD equivalent) modifying their information systems. As of January 1, 2015, the following countries use the euro: Austria Belgium Cyprus Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Portugal Slovakia Slovenia Spain.
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A large flightless bird native to Australia, Dromaius novaehollandiae.
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(computing, video games, informal) Emulator.
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Origin of emu

  • Portuguese ema rhea

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably from Portuguese ema (“ostrich”), perhaps from Arabic.

    From Wiktionary