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awhato

awato, aweto or awheto

/ (ˈɑːˌfɑːtɔː) /

noun plural awhato

NZ the mummified body of a caterpillar killed by the fungus Cordyceps robertsii, sometimes used as a dye

Nearby words

awesomesauce, awestruck, aweto, awful, awfully, awhato, awheel, awhile, awhirl, awing, awk

Word Origin for awhato

Māori
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