kā‘uru‘uru, ka‘uru

kā‘uru‘uru, ka‘uru, n. A fish, surmullet (Mullidae).

Kua kai mātou i te kā‘uru‘uru matū.
We ate fat surmullets;

‘E kī kau kā‘uru‘uru tāna.
He has a basket of sur-mullets. (? cf.

‘uru‘uru
– referring to the barbels on the goatfish family.)

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