kagu

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kagu

(ˈkɑːɡuː)
n
(Animals) a crested nocturnal bird, Rhynochetos jubatus, with a red bill and greyish plumage: occurs only in New Caledonia and is nearly extinct: family Rhynochetidae, order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, etc)
[native name in New Caledonia]
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Parmi ces auteurs, Dany Dalmayrac, ne en 1958 et d'ascendance kanak et japonaise, proposait une vision tripartite inedite de la Nouvelle-Caledonie dans une entrevue de 2008, comme pays <<compose d'une dizaine d'ethnies (autochtone, allochtones et metisses)>> (Le Cri du Cagou, 6 octobre 2008).
Ceara "argumentava com os amigos que o loiro era filho de deus, o branco Deus criou, o moreno era filho bastardo e o preto o diabo cagou.