titipounamu


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titipounamu

(ˌtiːtiːˌpɒuːˈnɑːmuː)
n, pl titipounamu
(Animals) NZ another name for rifleman2
[Māori]
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In the end they settled for birds and the plants most closely associated with them, including the piwakawaka (fantail), titipounamu (rifleman) and tui, each with a plant closely associated with them such as the kowhai.