Definición de ponga en inglés:

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ponga

Pronunciación: /ˈpʌŋə/
(also punga)

sustantivo

NZ
A tree fern found in forests throughout New Zealand. Also called silver fern.
  • Cyathea dealbata, family Cyatheaceae
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The walk there and back took us through some beautiful bush with huge silver ferns, beach trees, pungas, pohutakawa, cabbage trees and palms.
  • ‘They had a singular beauty, outstanding amongst the exotic growth of fern and ponga on the slopes below,’ he once wrote.
  • Covered in lichen and scrub, missing boards and held together with rusty bolts the rickety structure spans a deep gorge and alights at what is now grassland pocked with ponga and scrub: a farm long abandoned.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from Maori.

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