mountain parrot
Kea Ke"a (k[=a]"[.a]; colloq. k[=e]"[.a]), n. [Maori.] (Zo["o]l.) A large New Zealand parrot ({Nestor notabilis}), notorious for having acquired the habit of killing sheep; -- called also {mountain parrot}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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