Definition of Korora

1. a fairy penguin [n -S]



Korora Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Korora

korkirs
korlan
korlans
korma
kormas
kornelite
kornerupine
kornerupines
korng tauch
kornite
korobitsynite
koromiko
koromikos
koronion
korora (current term)
kororas
korrigan
korrigans
korrigum
korrigums
kors
korshunovskite
koru
korun
koruna
korunas
koruny
korus
korzhinskite

Literary usage of Korora

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Gilbertese-English Dictionary by Hiram Bingham (1908)
"korora'b'aro, vi to cut the hair short just above the forehead. korora'b'aro, n. the fashion of cutting or cropping the hair just above the forehead. ..."

2. The Treaty of Waitangi: How New Zealand Became a British Colony by Thomas Lindsay Buick (1914)
"At length two young men were fortunate enough to discover a penguin, a real korora, or blue penguin, which they managed to capture. ..."

3. The Southern Districts of New Zealand: A Journal, with Passing Notices of by Edward Shortland (1851)
"The "korora" too has seen this. As the tide flows, he is busily occupied hovering over the line of beach, prepared to drop a small stone, which he holds in ..."

4. New Zealand: Or; Zealandia, the Britain of the South by Charles Hursthouse (1857)
"The korora, a small green penguin, is the craftiest little fisherman of all coast birds : his favourite morsel is the Pipi, a shell fish addicted to the ..."

5. A Grammar and Vocabulary of the Language of New Zealand by Thomas Kendall (1820)
"Koro puta; The interior of the neck of a bottle; also the proper name of a person. Koro putanga; The time of passing through the neck of a bottle. korora ..."

6. New Zealand, the "Britain of the South": With a Chapter on the Native War by Charles Hursthouse (1861)
"The korora, a small green penguin, is the craftiest little fisherman of all coast birds : his favourite morsel is the Pipi, a shell fish addicted to the ..."

7. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"In 1839, soon after he had qualified, he emigrated to Sydney, and thence went on to New Zealand in 1840, settling down to practice at korora- reka, ..."

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