puha

noun
pu·​ha | \ ˈpühə \
plural -s

Definition of puha

New Zealand
: a sow thistle (Sonchus oleraceus) that is commonly used as a potherb puha turned up with practically everything, corned beef, boiled bacon, baked rabbit— Ruth Park

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Maori

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“Puha.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puha. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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