Definition of rhea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈriːə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːə//
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a large S American bird that does not fly See related entries: Birds Word Origin early 19th cent.: modern Latin (genus name), from the name of the Titan Rhea, in Greek mythology.
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