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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rhea /ˈriə/
 女人名;三趾鴕鳥

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rhe·a n. Bot. The ramie or grass-cloth plant. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rhe·a, n.  Zool. Any one of three species of large South American ostrichlike birds of the genera Rhea and Pterocnemia. Called also the American ostrich.
 Note:The common rhea, or nandou (Rhea Americana), ranges from Brazil to Patagonia. Darwin's rhea (Pterocnemia Darwinii), of Patagonia, is smaller, and has the legs feathered below the knee.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Rhea
      n 1: fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus
           and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele
           of ancient Asia Minor
      2: smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to
         ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of
         Magellan [syn: nandu, Pterocnemia pennata]
      3: larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to
         ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia
         [syn: Rhea americana]