rewa-rewa


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rewa-rewa

(ˈreɪwəˈreɪwə)
n
(Plants) a tall proteaceous tree of New Zealand, Knightia excelsa, yielding a beautiful reddish timber
[C19: from Māori]
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Noun1.rewa-rewa - slender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber
genus Knightia, Knightia - small genus of trees or shrubs of New Zealand and New Caledonia
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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