Definition of hoki in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊki


  • An edible marine fish related to the hakes, found off the southern coasts of New Zealand.
    • Macruronus novaezeelandiae, family Macruronidae
    More example sentences
    • Pollack, coley and hoki (from MSC-accredited fishery) are alternatives.
    • Birdseye is replacing some of its traditional cod fish fingers with a new, more readily available white fish found off the coast of New Zealand called hoki.
    • 500g white fish (ideally something like terakihi, but cheaper fish such as hoki or warehou will be ok), cut into 4 serves


late 19th century: from Maori.

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