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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large Australian flightless bird similar to the ostrich but smaller; Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.

Usage examples (37)
  • The ostrich is from Africa and is about 25 percent taller than an emu, which is from Australia.
  • Are animals such as emu, crocodile and kangaroo sustainable to eat?
  • Opening a dinner speech in Frankfurt in October 2004, he said his topic was the "emu,"
  • 38 minutes ago, -0 / +1The emu is my favorite part, honestly. for more
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