iro1, n., v.i. Maggot, threadworm, weevil, worm-like bacillus; maggoty.
Kua kī te ika mate i te iro.
The dead fish was full of maggots;
Kua iro pa‘a tēnā ‘ānani, tīria.
That orange may be maggoty, throw it away;
Kua titiri ‘aia i te tuava iro.
He threw away the maggoty guava;
‘E varaoa iro tēnā.
There are weevils in that flour.