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horoeka

/hɒrɒˈiːkə/
noun (pl) horoeka
1.
(NZ) another name for lancewood (sense 3)
Word Origin
Māori
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  • But, half-mad though he was, horoeka's influence with his fellow-tribesmen was very great.

  • "It's a bit of the fringe of the mat horoeka was wearing this afternoon," he said quietly.

  • horoeka, the arch-offender, has disappeared into remoter wilds, and the others lay the blame of it all on horoeka.

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