matai

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n matai conifer of Australia and New Zealand
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n matai A coniferous tree of New Zealand, Podocarpus spicata, with a pale or reddish soft durable wood.
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Usage

In literature:

Think you that Phaidor, daughter of Matai Shang, supplicates?
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
If he should lead Matai Shang to that hallowed spot, then, too, should he lead John Carter, Prince of Helium.
"Warlord of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Daughter of Matai Shang.
"Thuvia, Maid of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Cousins, P.W., 4 Matai Road, Wellington.
"Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents" by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
Think you that Phaidor, daughter of Matai Shang, supplicates?
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The totara matai were among the largest and most beautiful.
"Maori and Settler" by G. A. Henty
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In news:

Matai misses out on Kiwis train-on squad.
Utility Dean Whare has been chosen in the Kiwis train-on squad ahead of Manly teammate Steve Matai who has been overlooked for next month's test with Australia.
Matai suspension leaves Toovey perplexed.
Matai suspension leaves Toovey perplexed .
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