/ (puːˈriːriː) /
noun plural -ris
a forest tree, Vitex lucens, of New Zealand, having red berries and glossy green leaves and yielding a durable dark brown timber
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Examples from the Web for puriri
Much of this is heavily timbered with valuable kauri and puriri.
Returning down the river, a site was chosen for a station at Puriri.A History of the English Church in New Zealand|Henry Thomas Purchas
Puriri timber is the strongest and most durable of any in the country.