Definition of wompoo in US English:

wompoo

(also wampoo, whampoo)

noun

  • More fully "wompoo fruit dove", "wompoo pigeon". A large, tropical Australasian fruit dove, Ptilinopus magnificus, with predominantly green plumage, pale grey head, purple breast, and yellow abdomen, and having a deep bubbling call.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Imitative of the bird's distinctive call.

Pronunciation

wompoo

/ˈwɒmpuː/