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apteryx

(ăp`tərĭks): see kiwikiwi
or apteryx
, common name for the smallest member of an order of primitive flightless birds related to the ostrich, the emu, and the cassowary. The kiwi, named by the Maoris for its shrill, piping call, is most closely related to the extinct moa.
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apteryx

another name for kiwi (the bird)
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This review was published in the Egoist in March 1918 and signed with one of Eliot's pseudonyms, Apteryx, a device that permitted him to author more than one piece in an issue without eliciting comment.
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