pakeha

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noun, often capitalized pa·ke·ha \ˈpä-kə-ˌhä, ˈpa-kē-ə\

Definition of pakeha

plural

pakeha

or

pakehas

chiefly New Zealand

  1. :  a person who is not of Maori descent; especially :  a white person

Origin and Etymology of pakeha

Maori


First Known Use: 1817

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