Definition of ngaio in English:

ngaio

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɪəʊ/

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noun (plural ngaios)

A small New Zealand tree with edible fruit and light white timber.
  • Myoporum laetum, family Myoporaceae

Origin

mid 19th century: from Maori.

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