Moa vs Ratite - What's the difference?

moa | ratite |


As nouns the difference between moa and ratite

is that moa is a very large, extinct, flightless bird of the family dinornithidae that was native to new zealand; until its extinction, one species was the largest bird in the world while ratite is a bird of the order of struthioniformes, a diverse group of large running, flightless birds, mostly extinct, but including the cassowary, elephant bird, emu, kiwi, moa, ostrich, rhea and tinamou.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

moa

English

(wikipedia moa)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A very large, extinct, flightless bird of the family Dinornithidae that was native to New Zealand; until its extinction, one species was the largest bird in the world.
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    ratite

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bird of the order of Struthioniformes, a diverse group of large running, flightless birds, mostly extinct, but including the cassowary, elephant bird, emu, kiwi, moa, ostrich, rhea and tinamou
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