kotukutuku


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kotukutuku

(kɒtuːkuːtuːkuː)
n, pl kotukutuku
(Plants) a New Zealand forest tree, Fuchsia excorticata, with dark purple fruit called konini. Also called: kohutuhutu or tree fuchsia
[Māori]
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40) She also alludes to another descendent of Muriwai as a model of female nonconformity: Mihi Kotukutuku (Stirling: 18701956).
See also Angela Ballara, "Mihi Kotukutuku Stirling," in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, accessed September 5, 2012, http://www.