huhu

noun hu·hu \ˈhü(ˌ)hü\

Definition of huhu

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of huhu

Maori


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