[ muh-hoh ]
/ məˈhoʊ /
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Origin of mahoe
First recorded in 1660–70; from French mahot, from Arawak
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How to use mahoe in a sentence
The larva (Fig. 5a) feeds on the mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus) in the spring and autumn.An Elementary Manual of New Zealand Entomology|G. V. Hudson
British Dictionary definitions for mahoe
/ (mɑːhɒ) /
noun plural mahoe
a small New Zealand tree, Melicytus ramiflorus, with white flowers and barkAlso called: hinahina, whitewood, whiteywood
Word Origin for mahoe
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