variants or less commonly toitoi
plural -s
: any of several coarse New Zealand sedges and grasses (as of the genera Arundo and Cladium)
specifically : a plant (A. conspicua) used by the Maoris for thatching

Word History


Maori toetoe

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“Toetoe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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