Definition of ngiru-ngiru in English:

ngiru-ngiru

noun

NZ
  • A New Zealand tomtit of the black and yellow subspecies Petroica macrocephala macrocephala (family Eopsaltridae), found in the South Island.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Maori ngirungiru tomtit.

Pronunciation

ngiru-ngiru

/ˈnɪruːˌnɪruː/