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kapuka

[kah-puh-kuh] /ˈkɑ pə kə/
noun
1.
a New Zealand tree, Griselinia littoralis, of the dogwood family, having brown, hairy twigs and small, greenish flowers, grown as an ornamental.
Origin
< Maori
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kapuka

/kɑːpuːkə/
noun (pl) kapuka
1.
(NZ) another name for broadleaf (sense 2)
Word Origin
Māori
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