a Polynesian people of New Zealand, esp of the Chatham Islands, closely related to the mainland Māori: now racially intermixed
plural -ri or -ris a member of this people
the language of the Moriori, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family


of or relating to the Moriori or their language

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