/ (ˈnaɪəʊ) /
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noun plural ngaios
a small New Zealand tree, Myoporum laetum, yielding useful timber: family Myoporaceae
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
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How to use ngaio in a sentence
In vain the frightened woman clutched, as she rose, the tops of a ngaio-tree.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves