noun tu·ku·tu·ku \ˈtu̇(ˌ)ku̇ˈtu̇(ˌ)ku̇\

Definition of tukutuku



  1. :  decorative Maori latticework usually of flax or kiekie stems and in the form of panels that are used especially between the carved posts of communal buildings (as a meetinghouse)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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