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kokiri

/ (ˈkɒkiːriː) /
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noun plural kokiri
a rough-skinned New Zealand triggerfish, Parika scaber, known also as leatherjacketSee leatherjacket (def. 2)
a Māori self-help group providing training and support in the community
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Word Origin for kokiri

Māori

Words nearby kokiri

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How to use kokiri in a sentence

  • They hold in their hands some reeds to represent darts or kokiri.

    Old New Zealand|Earl of Pembroke.
  • A wild yell with a wilder volley answered my shot, and the line made a kokiri (short charge) in my direction.

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