noun, plural kau·ris.
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Example sentences from the Web for kauri
The country’s swampy bogs preserve the relics of kauri trees dating as far back as the Laschamps excursion.A magnetic field reversal 42,000 years ago may have contributed to mass extinctions|Carolyn Gramling|February 18, 2021|Science News
Named after the Maori forest god, the largest living kauri has stretched to 167 feet in height in its 1200-plus years.It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small|Lonely Planet|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He could not find an individual so enterprising as to venture to deal in a cargo of Kauri gum after his fashion.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
The sides were made out of one wide plank of Kauri pine without a join.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2|Various
As she was to call at New Zealand to get some kauri spars, five Maoris went with her, working their passage over.
The British slept that night without tents round fires of kauri gum, but next morning all was astir for the attack.
Besides flax, it was found that New Zealand produced most excellent timber--the kauri pine.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale