kumarahou

noun
ku·​ma·​ra·​hou
plural -s

Definition of kumarahou

New Zealand
: any of several native woody plants: such as
a : a branching shrub (Pomaderris elliptica) with leaves lustrous above and whitish tomentose below and cymes of fragrant pale yellow flowers
b : a small sometimes shrubby tree (Quintinia serrata) that is more or less covered with whitish scales and has shining leathery serrated leaves and cymes of pale lilac flowers

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“Kumarahou.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kumarahou. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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