kauri

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

kau·ri

noun \ˈka(-ə)r-ē\

Definition of KAURI

1
:  any of various trees (genus Agathis) of the araucaria family; especially :  a tall timber tree (A. australis) of New Zealand having fine white straight-grained wood —called also kauri pine
2
:  a light-colored to brown resin from the kauri tree found as a fossil in the ground or collected from living trees and used especially in varnishes and linoleum —called also kauri gum, kauri resin

Origin of KAURI

Maori kawri
First Known Use: 1823

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