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karo

[kahr-oh] /ˈkɑr oʊ/
noun, plural karos.
1.
a shrub or small tree, Pittosporum crassifolium, of New Zealand, having shiny leaves with a white, felty underside, red flowers, and densely hairy fruit.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Maori
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karo

/ˈkɑːrɒ/
noun (pl) karo
1.
a small New Zealand tree or shrub, Pittosporum crassifolium with sweet-smelling brown flowers
Word Origin
Māori
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