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  1. kangaroo apple, poroporo, Solanum avicularenoun

    Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit


  1. poroporo

    Solanum aviculare, commonly called poroporo or pōporo (New Zealand), bumurra (Dharug), kangaroo apple, pam plum (Australia), or New Zealand nightshade, is a soft-wooded shrub native to New Zealand and the east coast of Australia. The Māori names pōroporo and pōporo come from a generic Proto-Polynesian term for any Solanum species and similar berry-bearing plants. Other names used for Solanum aviculare in the language include hōreto and peoi.


  1. poroporo

    Poroporo is a shrub found in New Zealand that is commonly known as New Zealand nightshade. Its berries and leaves were traditionally used by Māori for medicinal purposes. The scientific name for the plant is Solanum aviculare.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poroporo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poroporo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. extroversive
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