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akeake

[ ah-kee-ah-kee ]
/ ˌɑ kiˈɑ ki /
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noun

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Origin of akeake

From Maori

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British Dictionary definitions for akeake

akeake
/ (ɑːkiːɑːkiː) /

noun

a small hardwood New Zealand tree, Dodonea viscosa, with silver leaves and reddish barkAlso called: ake

Word Origin for akeake

Māori
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