parapara

noun plural parapara

a small New Zealand tree, Pisonia brunoniana, with sticky fruit and leaves which can trap small birdsAlso called: bird-catching tree

Nearby words

  1. paranucleus,
  2. paranymph,
  3. paraná,
  4. paraná pine,
  5. paraoperative,
  6. paraparesis,
  7. parapente,
  8. paraperitoneal hernia,
  9. parapet,
  10. paraph

Word Origin for parapara

Māori

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Examples from the Web for parapara

  • Near by grew a curious tree, which is known among the Indians as the parapara.