Definitions for kauriˈkaʊ ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kau•riˈkaʊ ri(n.)(pl.)-ris.

  1. Category: Plants

  2. the wood or resin of this tree.

    Category: Plants, Chemistry

Origin of kauri:

1815–25; < Maori

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kauri, kauri copal, kauri resin, kauri gum(noun)

    resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum

  2. kauri, kaury, Agathis australis(noun)

    tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood

  3. kauri(noun)

    white close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis

Wiktionary

  1. kauri(Noun)

    A large conifer of the family Araucariaceae.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kauri(noun)

    a lofty coniferous tree of New Zealand Agathis, / Dammara, australis), furnishing valuable timber and yielding one kind of dammar resin

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