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maomao

noun plural maomao
  1. 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

Māori
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Historical Examples

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

    In the South Seas

    Robert Louis Stevenson