kaoni

kaoni, n. Maize (Zea mays).

Kua tāparu-paru mātou i te one nō te tanu‘anga i tā mātou kaoni.
We broke the soil down to a fine tilth to plant our maize;

Kua kainga‘ia te pā kaoni e te puakatoro.
The cow has eaten up the row of Indian corn. [Eng. corn.]

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