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Meaning of palila

pa•li•la

Pronunciation: (pu-lē'lu), [key]
— n.
  1. a stout Hawaiian honeycreeper, Loxioides bailleui, having a thick, stubby bill, yellow head and breast, and gray back: an endangered species.
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