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n. pl. tu·is
A honeyeater (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) of New Zealand, having dark plumage with a tuft of white feathers at the throat. Also called parson bird.

[Maori tūī.]


n, pl tuis
(Animals) a New Zealand honeyeater, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, having a glossy bluish-green plumage with white feathers at the throat: it mimics human speech and the songs of other birds
[from Māori]
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That the usurer breaketh the first law, that was made for mankind after the fall, which was, in sudore vultus tui comedes panem tuum; not, in sudore vultus alieni.
" Omnes gurgites tui et fluctus tui super me transierunt."*
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