Definition of Ocydromus australis. Meaning of Ocydromus australis. Synonyms of Ocydromus australis

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Definition of Ocydromus australis

Ocydromus australis
Weka We"ka, n. (Zo["o]l.) A New Zealand rail (Ocydromus australis) which has wings so short as to be incapable of flight.

Meaning of Ocydromus australis from wikipedia

- James Cook between 1772 and 1775. Australis is Latin for "southern". Johann Georg Wagler's suggestion of the genus Ocydromus in 1830 to describe each weka...