toa

noun \ˈtōə\

Definition of toa

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a valiant Polynesian warrior

  2. 2 :  a tree of the genus Casuarina; especially :  a tall usually spreading tree (C. equisetifolia) of northern Australia and the Pacific islands having very hard tough wood and used locally for implements and war clubs and being often cultivated in southeastern Asia especially for fuel and for its value in erosion control

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Origin and Etymology of toa

Samoan


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