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hāngī

1. (noun) hāngī, earth oven - earth oven to cook food with steam and heat from heated stones. Also as hāngi.

I muri iho i tēnei ka utaina he manga rākau kokonati ki runga i te hāngī (TP 8/1902:7). / After this branches from the coconut tree are loaded onto the hāngī.

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2. (noun) food cooked in an earth oven.

Kei te mahi tonu te iwi i ngā waiata me ngā haka, kei te whāngai tonu i te manuhiri ki te hāngī (Te Ara 2015). / The tribe continues to perform songs and dances, and to feed visitors with food cooked in an earth oven.

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