wero

/ (ˈwɜːrəʊ) /

noun

NZ the challenge made by an armed Māori warrior to a visitor to a marae

Nearby words

  1. wernicke's encephalopathy,
  2. wernicke's reaction,
  3. wernicke's syndrome,
  4. wernicke-korsakoff encephalopathy,
  5. wernicke-korsakoff syndrome,
  6. werra,
  7. werris,
  8. wersh,
  9. wert,
  10. wertheim's operation

Word Origin for wero

Māori

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