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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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ANNA PUKAS, LONDON: As the film opens this could be just a normal gathering of young men, exchanging banter and laughing.
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Lithuanian prosecutors have filed sexual harassment and undue weapon possession suspicions against MP Kestutis Pukas.The MP has been placed under a written pledge not to leave the country.
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 2.30am.
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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. I gotta make me more pukas.
Lately, former HotU President Laurie Foster has been hunting for pukas. No, not puka shells.