Mooruk
Mooruk Moo"ruk, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of cassowary ({Casuarius Bennetti}) found in New Britain, and noted for its agility in running and leaping. It is smaller and has stouter legs than the common cassowary. Its crest is bilobed; the neck and breast are black; the back, rufous mixed with black; and the naked skin of the neck, blue. [1913 Webster]

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