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korowai

noun plural korowai
  1. a decorative woven cloak worn by a Māori chief
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Māori
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Historical Examples

  • She was not spinning, she was only resting, for she had long been on her feet over the korowai.

    The Russian Grandmother's Wonder Tales

    Louise Seymour Houghton