tawai

tawhai (ˈtɑːˌhwaɪ)

/ (ˈtɑːˌwaɪ) /

noun

any of various species of beech of the genus Nothofagus of New Zealand, originally called "birches" by the settlers

Nearby words

  1. taverner,
  2. taverner, john,
  3. tavr,
  4. taw,
  5. tawa,
  6. tawdry,
  7. tawheowheo,
  8. tawhiri,
  9. tawie,
  10. tawney

Word Origin for tawai

Māori

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