Tui definition

to͝oē
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A honeyeater (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) of New Zealand, having dark plumage with a tuft of white feathers at the throat.
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A greenish-blue New Zealand honeyeater (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae), with white feathers under the throat: it can mimic human speech.
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A New Zealand honeyeater, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tui
Plural:
tuis

Origin of tui

  • Maori tūī

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