kahikatea

noun ka·hi·ka·tea \ˈkīkəˌtēə, ˈkak-\

Definition of kahikatea

plural

-s

  1. :  a New Zealand evergreen tree (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides synonym Podocarpus dacrydioides) valued for its light soft easily worked wood, its resin, and the sweet edible aril surrounding its seed —called also white pine

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Origin and Etymology of kahikatea

Maori


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