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kahikatea

/ˌkaɪkəˈtɪə/
noun
1.
a tall New Zealand coniferous tree, Podocarpus dacrydioides, valued for its timber and resin Also called white pine
Word Origin
Māori
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  • A large fire was kindled in the cave, or rua, and for several days was constantly fed with the resinous timber of the kahikatea.

  • In making this tattooing-ink the soot from fires of white-pine (kahikatea) wood was used.

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