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puha

/ (ˈpuːhɑː) /

noun

NZ another name for sow thistle

Nearby words

pugnaciously, pugnacity, pugree, pugwash conferences, puh-leeze, puha, puir, puirtith, puisne, puissance, puissant

Word Origin for puha

Māori
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Examples from the Web for puha

  • There was one young man, named Harry, whose work it was to take my master about in his puha tia tia (carriage).

    Pkia|Louis Becke