Definitions for kauriˈkaʊ ri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the wood or resin of this tree.
Category: Plants, Chemistry
Origin of kauri:
1815–25; < Maori
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
kauri, kaury, Agathis australis(noun)
tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
white close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis
A large conifer of the family Araucariaceae.
a lofty coniferous tree of New Zealand Agathis, / Dammara, australis), furnishing valuable timber and yielding one kind of dammar resin