noun Rin·ga·tu \ˌriŋgəˈtü\

Definition of Ringatu



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of ringatu

Maori, from ringa hand + tu to stand

First Known Use: 1901

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