Share this entry

Share this page

Maori oven

Line breaks: Maori oven

Definition of Maori oven in English:

noun

NZ
Another term for hangi.
Example sentences
  • After the concert, you can go out to the hangi, which is essentially a Maori oven, dug in the earth, and in Rotorua, heated with the aid of the hot sulphur.
  • Jonathan, Bekhe and Lewis built the raft, whilst Tumelo and I made a Maori oven.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…