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hāroto

1. (noun) pond, pool.

Ka noho mātau i te taha o te manga wai o ngā wai hāroto o te pārae e heke atu ana ki taua wāhi, he ngārehu i roto i te anga pāua nei ki tētahi taha o te wai takoto mai ai (JPS 1950:284). / We sat by the stream that drained the pools of water of the plain descending down to that place, and there was an ember in a pāua shell lying on the other side of the water facing us.

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