kuāna

kuāna, n. Guano, phosphate.

Kua kō te tangata i te kuāna ē kua tari ki te ngā‘i tunu‘anga nā runga i te rērue.
The men dug out the guano and transported it to the kilns on the railway;

Kua rūrū ‘aere te tangata i te kuāna nā raro i te pū ‘ānani ‘ei ‘akameitaki i te one.
The men scattered phosphate around under the orange trees to improve the soil. [Span. guano.]

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