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pohutukawa

Line breaks: po¦hutu|kawa
Pronunciation: /pə(ʊ)ˌhuːtəˈkɑːwə/

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Definition of pohutukawa in English:

noun

An evergreen New Zealand tree of the myrtle family, which bears crimson flowers in December and January. Also called Christmas tree or in New Zealand.
  • Metrosideros excelsa, family Myrtaceae

Origin

mid 19th century: from Maori.

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