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mapau

/ (ˈmɑːpɑːuː) /

noun plural mapau

a small New Zealand tree, Myrsine australis, with reddish bark, aromatic leaves, and dark berriesAlso called: red matipo

Nearby words

map out, map projection, map turtle, map unit, map, walter, mapau, mapes, mapes, walter, maping, maple, maple butter

Word Origin for mapau

Māori
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