pāpara‘ā

pāpara‘ā, n. The juvenile stage of the surgeonfish (maito).

Māurua mai te pāpara‘ā ki roto i te kupenga.
Drive those surgeonfish fry round into the net;

Kua ‘oko au i tēnā tui pāpara‘ā.
I’ve bought that string of little surgeonfish.

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