kohekohe

noun

ko·​he·​ko·​he
¦kōē¦kōē
plural -s
: a New Zealand tree (Dysoxylum spectabile) of the family Neliaceae whose wood is used for furniture and interior finish

Word History

Etymology

Maori

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“Kohekohe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kohekohe. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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