- a short Māori club, now used ceremonially
Word Origin for patu
Examples from the Web for patu
Historical Examples of patu
Patu said, almost reverently, "It is the inimitable Dupres."
I advised her to invite Patu to supper, and he was charmed with her.
Thanks to my friend Patu, I made the acquaintance of all the women who enjoyed some reputation in Paris.
I laugh at this ridiculous mistake, and Patu, to whom I say why I am laughing, cannot help joining me.
I made Patu very happy by telling him that Dupres was truly very graceful in all his movements.