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Is emu a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word emu is a Scrabble US word. The word emu is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is emu a Scrabble UK word?

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3 letters words from 'emu'

EMU 5MEU 5
UME 5 

2 letters words from 'emu'

EM 4ME 4
MU 4UM 4

All 3 letters words made out of emu

emu meu eum uem mue ume

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Definitions and meaning of emu

emu

Etymology 1

Probably from Portuguese ema ((originally) cassowary; giant rhea; (now) ostrich).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈiːmjuː/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈim(j)u/

Noun

emu (plural emus)

  1. (obsolete) A cassowary (genus Casuarius). [from early 17th c.]
  2. A large flightless bird native to Australia, Dromaius novaehollandiae. [from 18th c.]
Usage notes

A flock of emus is generally called a mob.

Alternative forms

  • emeu (obsolete)
Hyponyms
  • (Dromaius novaehollandiae): Kangaroo Island emu (†Dromaius novaehollandiae baudinianus), King Island emu (†Dromaius novaehollandiae minor), Tasmanian emu (†Dromaius novaehollandiae diemenensis) – extinct subspecies

Derived terms

Translations

Further reading

  • emu on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Dromaius novaehollandiae on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Dromaius novaehollandiae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

Etymology 2

From e(lectro)m(agnetic) u(nit).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈiːɛmˌjuː/

Noun

emu (plural emu)

  1. (physics) Initialism of electromagnetic unit.
    Synonym: EMU

Further reading

  • centimetre–gram–second system of units on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Translations

Etymology 3

From emu(lator).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɛmjuː/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛmju/

Noun

emu (plural emus)

  1. (computing, video games, informal) Clipping of emulator.

Translations

Further reading

  • emulator on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

References

Anagrams

  • MEU, Ume, meu, mue, ume

Czech

Noun

emu m

  1. emu (large flightless bird native to Australia)

Esperanto

Verb

emu

  1. imperative of emi

Finnish

Noun

emu

  1. emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae, the only extant species in its genus)

Declension

Anagrams

  • ume

Galician

Noun

emu m (plural emus)

  1. emu

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛmu]
  • Hyphenation: e‧mu
  • Rhymes: -mu

Noun

emu (plural emuk)

  1. emu

Declension

Further reading

  • emu in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Japanese

Romanization

emu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of えむ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of エム

Portuguese

Etymology

From English emu, from Portuguese ema (rhea).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /e.ˈmu/

Noun

emu m (plural emus)

  1. emu

Related terms

  • ema, avestruz

Sakizaya

Noun

emu

  1. nian gao (a Chinese New Year's cake made of glutinous rice flour)

Swedish

Noun

emu c

  1. an emu

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a large flightless bird.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)