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Definition of the noun kea

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noun - plural: keas

  1. large brownish-green New Zealand parrot
    • example: The Kea is the only alpine parrot.
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Nestor notabilis
    • more generic word: parrot = usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
    • member of: genus Nestor / Nestor = a genus of Psittacidae

Alternative definition of the noun kea


  1. Nestor notabilis, a bird of New Zealand.


Kea is a fictional character from the 2011 film Panya Raenu.


Who is Kea?

Kea a.k.a. Gretel Ashzinger is an actor.


Kea is a zoo exhibit.

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Google previewNew Zealand (2009)

by Carol Ann Gillespie

The Mischievous Kea The kea is an especially mischievous bird that loves to approach humans, upset garbage cans, and slide down corrugated roofs at night “kee-aaaing!”This bird is an...

The kea is a very inquisitive and nomadic social bird.

Google previewHawaii and its volcanoes (1909)

by Charles Henry Hitchcock

Mauna Kea is the white mountain of Hawaii as indicated by the name.

Mauna Kea is a cone with a diameter of thirty miles, rather ellipsoidal, with a northwesterly trend, and a corrugated surface, whether seen from the north or south.

Google previewThe Wonder of Outer Space (2007)

by Connie Jankowski

Mauna Kea is an inactive volcano. It does not erupt. So, it makes a good, ...

Google previewScience's Trickiest Questions (2014)

402 Questions That Will Stump, Amuse, And Surprise by Paul Kuttner

As a matter of fact, because of its elevation high above clouds, atmospheric moisture, and artificial lighting, Mauna Kea is an ideal site for infrared astronomy. The US. installed its first and the world's biggest infrared telescope on this Hawaiian ...

Google preview21st Century Astronomy (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

Mauna Kea: Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. Standing 4,205 m (13,796 ft) above sea level, its peak is the highest point in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Further, because the Hawaiian Islands slope so deep into the sea, ...

Google previewWallace's Monthly (1883)

An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to Domesticated Animal Nature

But the kea is a less familiar friend. Unhappily, however, it threatens to be scarcely less fatal to the flocks than the rabbit is to the pastures or the sparrow to the vineyards and peach gardens, and what makes its misdeeds less endurable is the ...

Google previewTo Love A Gentle Stranger (2013)

by Carole Gift Page

Kea is the astonishing mountain that stands in the calm. It rises 13,796 feet above the sea. But if you measure it from Eleven ...

Google previewMarine Review (1908)

The Mauna Kea, built by the Union Iron \Vorks of San Francisco for the Inter- Island Steamship & Navigation Co. for service among the HaWaiian islands, underwent a successful trial trip last week. The Mauna Kea is the largest of five steamers ...

Google previewThe Kentucky Encyclopedia (2015)

by John E. Kleber

The Kentucky Education Association (KEA) is a voluntary membership organization for school employees, the vast majority of whom are public school teachers. It also has members among school administrators and support personnel.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes (2009)

by Alexander E. Gates, David Ritchie

Hawaiian volcanoes include Mauna Kea, the tallest volcano on Earth (from its origin on the ocean floor); Mauna Loa, and Kilauea. However, all Hawaiian Islands are of volcanic origin. Unlike the magma that supplies volcanoes with histories of ...

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Small photo of ancient temple in a Greek island of KeaSmall photo of A Kea sits in the rain. The Kea are the only alpine parrot in the world and live in the South Island of New Zealand.Small photo of Portrait close up, Kea birds are in decline and are classes as a vulnerable species. New zealand parrot.Small photo of Greece Kea islandSmall photo of A Kea shakes rain water off its feathers. The Kea are the only alpine parrot in the world and live in the South Island of New Zealand.Small photo of Greek islands view. Island of KeaSmall photo of A Kea sits in the rain. The Kea are the only alpine parrot in the world and live in the South Island of New Zealand. More...

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Scrabble value of K5E1A1

The value of this 3-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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