Definition of Tanekaha
1. Noun. Medium tall celery pine of New Zealand.
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Literary usage of Tanekaha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Zealand: Her Commerce and Resources by Gildroy W. Griffin (1884)
"tanekaha bark is a product peculiar to New Zealand ; it is found in no other ... The tanekaha is a very handsome tree. It attains a height of 60 to 70 feet, ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"... Pitch Pino by the colonists; native name, tanekaha. This tree attains a height of 70 feet, with a straight stem of 3 feet in diameter, and furnishes a ..."
3. Monthly Consular and Trade Reports by United States Bureau of Manufactures (1884)
"tanekaha bark is a product peculiar to New Zealand. It is found in no other country in the world. During the last few years considerable quantities of it ..."
4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"(In New Zealand)— P. trichomanoides, Don. ; Maori name, tanekaha (qv); ... and often also called tanekaha. ..."