kanae

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kanae

(kɑːnɑːiː)
n, pl kanae
(Animals) NZ another name for grey mullet
[Māori]
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After all, the country's forests and rivers may be haunted by maero, taniwha and ponaturi, (32) but Daylight is the only vampire novel by an established New Zealand writer.
32) Maero are hairy man-like creatures who inhabit forests; taniwha are dragon-like creatures who lurk in watery dens or caves; and ponaturi are malevolent goblin-like creatures who live in the sea.