kaka2 The brown textile-like stipule at the base of the coconut frond (used as a strainer or for squeezing out coconut cream, formerly used for coarse clothing or for wrapping the sinkers on fishing nets).
Kua tī pū ‘aia i te kaka o te nū ‘ei tatau ‘akari.
He cut the stipule off the coconut frond to squeeze out the coconut cream;
‘E tatau kaka tā kōtou?
Have you got a wringer made of
kaka? [Pn. *kaka1.]