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karaka Line breaks: ka¦raka
Pronunciation: /kəˈrakə/

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Definition of karaka in English:

noun

A New Zealand tree with orange berries containing seeds which are poisonous unless roasted.
  • Corynocarpus laevigata, family Corynocarpaceae

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Maori.

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