It is generally admitted that there was a Melanesian population on the group before the Maoris arrived some six hundred years ago.
He seemed to confirm the theory that the African is superior to the Melanesian.
Anyhow, their alms would go to the support of some Melanesian, who would be their scholar as it were for the time being.
I don't want to be hunting after a Melanesian paulo-post-futurum.
The languages belong to the Melanesian and Polynesian classes.
A Melanesian takes the offertory bason, and they give or not as they please.
Even superficial observation indicates that the natives range from strongly Melanesian to markedly Polynesian.
This pattern may therefore be described as the Melanesian drum.
The women's knee-length grass skirts were like the Melanesian, but the leader's was dyed a brilliant blue.
The Polynesian is more subject to obesity than the Melanesian.