Definition of hokonui in English:

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hokonui

Pronunciation: /ˈhɒkənʊi/

noun

[mass noun] NZ
Illicitly distilled spirits, especially whisky.
Example sentences
  • The unlabeled whisky, delivered in bottles, cans and milk billies, became known simply as Hokonui.
  • At least one rogue distiller claimed his Hokonui whisky was 85 percent proof.

Origin

From a Maori place name.

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