hangi

noun
\ ˈhäŋē \
plural -s

Definition of hangi

: an underground oven used by the Maoris that consists of a pit in which stones are heated, wrapped food is placed on stones, and branches, wet sacks, and earth are used to cover the stones and food

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History and Etymology for hangi

Maori

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“Hangi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hangi. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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