Māori

noun
  1. plural -ri or -ris a member of the people living in New Zealand and the Cook Islands since before the arrival of European settlers. They are descended from Polynesian voyagers who migrated in successive waves from the ninth century onwards
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
adjective
  1. of or relating to this people or their language
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