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(Science: zoology) 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 colours and general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a short distance.

Synonym: owl parrot, night parrot, and night kaka.

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