What does kea mean?

Definitions for keaˈkeɪ ə, ˈki ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kea.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kea, Nestor notabilis(noun)

    large brownish-green New Zealand parrot


  1. kea(Noun)

    Nestor notabilis, a parrot of New Zealand.


  1. Kea

    The Kea is a large species of parrot found in forested and alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand. About 48 cm long, it is mostly olive-green with a brilliant orange under its wings and has a large, narrow, curved, grey-brown upper beak. The Kea is the world's only alpine parrot. Its omnivorous diet includes carrion, but consists mainly of roots, leaves, berries, nectar, and insects. Now uncommon, the Kea was once killed for bounty due to concerns by the sheep-farming community that it attacked livestock, especially sheep. It received full protection only in 1986. The Kea nests in burrows or crevices among the roots of trees. Kea are known for their intelligence and curiosity, both vital to their survival in a harsh mountain environment. Kea can solve logical puzzles, such as pushing and pulling things in a certain order to get to food, and will work together to achieve a certain objective.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kea

    kē′ä, n. a New Zealand parrot that kills sheep.

Suggested Resources

  1. KEA

    What does KEA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the KEA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kea in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kealoha Pisciotta:

    Mauna Kea is the place of our origin. We were brought into the world here. It is considered the temple of the most supreme being for Hawaiian people, it is also the burial ground for our most sacred ancestors. Our people are not standing down.

  2. Gavin Heffernan:

    Some of my favorite spots were the Eureka Dunes at Death Valley, Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, and the Enchanted Highway in North Dakota, there's lots of gems out there but my favorite spots are where you can imagine you're on another planet.

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  1. keakeakea

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