kahikatea

noun

ka·​hi·​ka·​tea
ˈkīkəˌtēə,
ˈkak-
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Maori

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“Kahikatea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kahikatea. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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