Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
British Dictionary definitions for pikau

pikau

noun
  1. NZ a pack, knapsack, or rucksack
Show More

Word Origin

Māori
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for pikau

Historical Examples

  • "Send your pikau up first, and you can follow," ordered Rup.

    The adventures of Kimble Bent

    James Cowan

  • Bent's pikau, or back-load, consisted of about thirty pounds weight of honey in taha and two large eels, all in a flax basket.