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puka

(ˈpuːkɑː)
n, pl puka
(Plants) NZ another name for broadleaf2
[Māori]
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Noun1.puka - South American shrub or small tree having long shining evergreen leaves and panicles of green or yellow flowers
genus Griselinia, Griselinia - evergreen shrubs of New Zealand and South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.puka - small roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers
genus Meryta, Meryta - small to medium evergreen dioecious trees of oceanic climates: puka
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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The authorities also suspect Pukas committed an offense by failing to ensure safekeeping of his weapon by storing it in his Seimas office.
Audrius Pukas, 40, originally from Lithuania but also living at The Malt House, Roscrea, was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency services were called to the address at 2.
Caption: The NewsCycle Solutions team (from left to right): Lisa Speth, John Pukas, Mary Parker and Bruce Bickneil
Fenerbahce's Miroslav Stoch claimed the Pukas award for the best goal of 2012 beating off competition from Falcao and Brazilian superstar Neymar.
In a documentary to be shown for the first time, Jonas Pukas, a 78-year-old Lithuanian immigrant, will reveal that even laughed as he said Holocaust victims flying in the air after being shot.
SG Jones Pontypridd I READ an article about the great Ferenc Pukas and was moved by the comments of a lifelong friend, who said: "Though Ferenc was one of the worlds greatest ever footballers, he was a much greater man than he ever was a footballer.
Next morning, I got dressed up in my friendly friend Fujinaka, which, I took notice, was so tight only the top two buttons could reach to their pukas.
When Donald Fujimoto was finally hired to fill the position in April 2005, it didn't take him long to uncover pukas in the system.
Collaborative partnerships and other agreements are also commonplace, a recent example being Pukas entering into a partnership with Tecnalia for surfboard development activities, and American Wave Machines' partnership with Body Glove International.
The lawyer said that one of the women had previously worked as an aide to Pukas at the Seimas and the other two had tried to get the job.