tarata

noun
ta·​ra·​ta
variants: or less commonly taratah \ təˈrätə \
plural -s

Definition of tarata 

: a small evergreen tree (Pittosporum eugenioides) of New Zealand having white bark and fragrant corymbs of pale yellow flowers

called also white mapau

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for tarata

Maori tarata

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tarata

Dictionary Entries near tarata

tarapacaite

Tarascan

Tarasco

tarata

taratantara

tara vine

Tarawa

Statistics for tarata

Look-up Popularity

Comments on tarata

What made you want to look up tarata? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to clear from alleged fault or guilt

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!