whare

noun NZ

a Māori hut or dwelling place
any simple dwelling place, esp at a beach or in the bush

Nearby words

  1. whangdoodle,
  2. whangee,
  3. whap,
  4. whapper,
  5. whapping,
  6. whare wananga,
  7. wharenui,
  8. wharepuni,
  9. wharf,
  10. wharf rat

Word Origin for whare

from Māori

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