Definition of mohua in English:

mohua

noun

New Zealand
  • The yellowhead, Mohoua ochrocephala (family Pachycephalidae or Acanthizidae), a rare New Zealand songbird with a yellow head and underparts, found only in South Island.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Maori mohua.

Pronunciation

mohua

/ˈmɒhʊə/ /ˈmɒhuːə/