ngorengore

ngorengore,

1. (-a, -‘ia), fq. ngore. Cut close, shave off to leave looking bare, prune hard back.

Kua ngorengorea te pū o te meika i te paria‘anga te ‘āriki.
The trunk of the banana tree was left pruned bare when the leaves were cut off.

2. v.i. Shaved close, stripped or pruned bare.

‘E ‘enua ngorengore ‘ua mei te mētēpara rāi.
It is a bare denuded land, exactly like a desert. [ngore RR.]

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