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parore

noun plural parore
  1. a dark brownish-green fish, Girella tricuspidata of coastal and estuarine waters in New Zealand's North Island and AustraliaAlso called: luderick, mangrove fish
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Māori
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  • One is a grandson and the other a nephew of Parore, a Nga-Puhi chief of high family and of great respectability.

    The Treaty of Waitangi

    T. Lindsay Buick