horopito

/ (ˈhɔːrɔːpiːtɔː) /

noun

a bushy New Zealand shrub, Pseudowintera colorata, with red aromatic peppery leaves. It possesses antifungal and antibacterial propertiesAlso called: New Zealand pepper tree

Nearby words

  1. horologic,
  2. horologist,
  3. horologium,
  4. horology,
  5. horometry,
  6. horopter,
  7. horoscope,
  8. horoscopic,
  9. horoscopy,
  10. horotelic

Word Origin for horopito

Māori

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