Kauri meaning

kourē
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Any of several coniferous evergreen trees of the genus Agathis, especially A. australis of New Zealand, having broad leathery leaves.
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The white close-grained wood of one of these trees.
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A resinous copal or a fossilized resin of these trees, chiefly A. australis, formerly used in varnishes and in the manufacture of linoleum.
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A tall evergreen tree (Agathis australis) of the pine family, growing in New Zealand.
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Its wood.
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A resin (kauri resin, kauri gum) from this tree, often found as a fossil, used in varnishes, adhesives, and linoleum.
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Conifers of the genus Agathis, family Araucariaceae, found in Australasia and Melanesia.
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(New Zealand) Agathis australis, a large conifer of the family Araucariaceae.
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Origin of kauri

  • Maori kawri

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Maori.

    From Wiktionary

  • From New Zealand.

    From Wiktionary