piupiu

noun piu·piu \¦pēüˌpēü\

Definition of piupiu

plural

piupiu

or

piupius

  1. :  a short kilt made usually of strips of flax and worn by Maoris for native dances and on ceremonial occasions

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Origin and Etymology of piupiu

Maori


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