Definition of paepae
1 : a usually large stone platform (as of basalt) rising appreciably above ground level and used as the foundation for many Polynesian houses or other buildings
2 : a usually extensive flagged pavement typically used in Polynesia in areas in front of some edifices (as temples)
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Origin and Etymology of paepae
Marquesan, Tahitian, Hawaiian, Samoan, & Tongan
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