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

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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


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

Swedish

Noun

emu c

  1. an emu

Declension


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