huhu

noun
hu·​hu | \ ˈhü(ˌ)hü \
plural -s

Definition of huhu

: a large creamy white roundheaded grub that is the larva of a yellowish brown New Zealand beetle (Prionoplus reticularis), bores in dead trees and timber, and was formerly much used as food by the Maori

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History and Etymology for huhu

Maori

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“Huhu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/huhu. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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