kauariki

kauariki, n. Large deciduous trees with spreading branches and tough reddish wood (Terminalia glabrata and T. capatta). Said to have been a sacred tree under which the chiefs met.

Kua tanu ‘aia i te kauariki ki runga i te kena i tōna kāinga.
He planted

kauariki
trees on the boundary of his land. [? kau4, ariki.]

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