Definition of nandu in English:

nandu

(also ñandu, ñandú)

Pronunciation /ˈnanduː/

noun

  • The greater rhea, Rhea americana.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Quarterly Review. From Portuguese nhandú or American Spanish ñandú from Tupi-Guarani nhandu (also as nandú, ñndú) from nha- to run + du that which.