maomao

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noun (1)

mao·​mao
ˈmau̇ˌmau̇
plural -s
: a Samoan honeyeater (Gymnomyza samoensis)

maomao

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noun (2)

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plural -s
: a New Zealand surf fish (Ditrema violacea) that somewhat resembles a flounder, is typically blue in color, and is a superior food fish

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Samoan ma'oma'o

Noun (2)

Maori

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“Maomao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maomao. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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