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apteryx (s) (noun), apteryxes (pl)
Having no wings; especially, the nocturnal wingless and so, flightless, bird of New Zealand having a long neck and a long slender bill, and stout legs: Kiwis are the only surviving apteryx or representatives of the order Apterygiformes.
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