maori hen


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Māori hen

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(Animals) NZ another name for weka
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Noun1.Maori hen - flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fightingmaori hen - flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting
rail - any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
Gallirallus, genus Gallirallus - rails of New Zealand