Definitions for kakapoˌkɑ kəˈpoʊ; -ˈpoʊz
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ka•ka•poˌkɑ kəˈpoʊ; -ˈpoʊz(n.)(pl.)-pos
a large, flightless, nocturnal parrot, Strigops habroptilus, of New Zealand.
Origin of kakapo:
1835–45; < Maori
A large flightless parrot, Strigops habroptilus, with greenish plumage, that is nocturnal and native to New Zealand.
a singular nocturnal parrot (Strigops habroptilus), native of New Zealand. It lives in holes during the day, but is active at night. It resembles an owl in its colors and general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a short distance. Called also owl parrot, night parrot, and night kaka