- NZ a Māori tattoo or tattoo patternAlso called: nanua
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Examples from the Web for moko
Some are found to undergo the painful operation of "moko" five times.In Search of the Castaways
She told me that she couldn't let me have Mrs. Moko, because she was trying caps on her.Ravenshoe
The painting Moko was now doing was the most wonderful of all that Songbird had ever seen.
Moko did not like any one to watch her at work, but Songbird was always welcomed.
It kept pace with her to the place where Moko, the Picture-maker, lived.