taupou

noun tau·pou \tau̇ˈpō\
variants: less commonly

taupo

\tau̇ˈpō\

Definition of taupou

plural

-s

  1. :  a ceremonial hostess selected by a high chief of a Samoan village from the young girls of his household, elevated to a high rank, and charged with the formal reception and entertainment of visitors

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Origin and Etymology of taupou

Samoan taupo


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