mapau

noun plural mapau

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

Nearby words

  1. map out,
  2. map projection,
  3. map turtle,
  4. map unit,
  5. map, walter,
  6. mapes,
  7. mapes, walter,
  8. maping,
  9. maple,
  10. maple butter

Word Origin for mapau

Māori

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