wharepuni

/ (ˈfɒrɛˌpʊnɪ) /

noun

NZ another name for meeting house (def. 2)

Nearby words

  1. whapper,
  2. whapping,
  3. whare,
  4. whare wananga,
  5. wharenui,
  6. wharf,
  7. wharf rat,
  8. wharf shed,
  9. wharfage,
  10. wharfie

Word Origin for wharepuni

Māori whare + puni company

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Examples from the Web for wharepuni

  • They told their story, and that evening a meeting of the village people was held in the wharepuni to discuss the mystery.