Maori

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noun Mao·ri \ˈmau̇(-ə)r-ē\

Definition of Maori

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Maori

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Maoris

  1. 1 :  the Polynesian language of the Maori people

  2. 2 :  a member of a Polynesian people native to New Zealand

Origin and Etymology of maori

Maori māori, literally, normal, ordinary


MAORI Defined for English Language Learners

Maori

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Definition of Maori for English Language Learners

  • : a member of the original people living in New Zealand

  • : the language of the Maori people


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