manoao


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manoao

(mɑːˈnəʊɑːəʊ)
n, pl manoao
(Plants) a coniferous forest tree, Manoao colensoi, found in New Zealand's North Island
[Māori]
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Buchanan conjectured that such a measure might work in New Zealand, and as evidence of this pointed to the survival of piles made of Manoao or Silver Pine (Dacrydium colensoi) from a Maori pa (fortified settlement), which had spent several centuries submerged in a lake.