maomao

/ (ˈmɑːɒmɑːɒ) /

noun plural maomao

either of two small New Zealand edible fish, the pink maomao caprodon langimanus and the blue maomao scorpis acquipinnus

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Word Origin for maomao

Māori
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Example sentences from the Web for maomao

  • Ua maomao ka lani, ua kahaea luna,Ua pipi ka maka o ka hoku.

    In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson