Definition of Kawaka

1. Noun. New Zealand timber tree resembling the cypress.

Exact synonyms: Libocedrus Plumosa
Generic synonyms: Cedar, Cedar Tree
Group relationships: Genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus



Definition of Kawaka

1. n. a New Zealand tree, the Cypress cedar (Libocedrus Doniana), having a valuable, fine-grained, reddish wood.

Definition of Kawaka

1. Noun. (NZ) A New Zealand tree, ''Libocedrus plumosa''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Kawaka

1. A New Zealand tree, the Cypress cedar (Libocedrus Doniana), having a valuable, fine-grained, reddish wood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kawaka

kavakavas
kaval
kavalactone
kavalactones
kavals
kavas
kavithai
kavya
kaw
kawa
kawaii
kawaiily
kawaiiness
kawaka (current term)
kawakas
kawarimi
kawas
kawasaki's disease
kawasaki disease
kawazugake
kawazulite
kawed
kawing
kawn
kawns
kaws
kayak
kayaked

Literary usage of Kawaka

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"This stream, the kawaka, comes from the north, and runs into the ... The descent to the kawaka was one of the steepest I have ever ..."

2. A Description of the Genus Pinus: With Directions Relative to the by Aylmer Bourke Lambert (1832)
"THE kawaka AND MIRO Were collected neither in fruit or flower. ... The kawaka attains the height of from sixty to seventy feet, and from eight to ten feet ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"... there flourishes the Laurel-like kawaka, with its dork green waxy leaves and bright yellow berries ; and there is the sweetly fragrant Manukau and the ..."

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