Rin·​ga·​tu | \ ˌriŋgəˈtü \
plural -s

Definition of Ringatu

: a semi-Christian Maori sect in New Zealand that was a milder development from an antichristian cult evolved by the Maoris when fighting against the English

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First Known Use of Ringatu

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ringatu

Maori, from ringa hand + tu to stand

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“Ringatu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ringatu. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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