1. Velvet, plush.
‘E terevete te ‘āriki i te au no‘o‘anga.
The chair-covers were made of velvet.
2. Carpeting, carpet.
‘E terevete te ‘āriki i tōna ta‘ua no‘ono-‘o‘anga.
She has got a velvet carpet laid down in her sitting room. Rōra tere-vete, a roll of carpeting (or velvet).
3. Type of flower, coleus, with velvet-like leaves.
Kua tupu ruperupe te terevete i roto i tāna ‘āua tiare.
Coleus flowers were growing luxuriantly in his garden.