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parengo

1. (noun) southern laver, Porphyra columbina - a greenish-purple edible seaweed with a tough, silky texture. Found on upper intertidal rocks on moderately sheltered coasts.

He ika pāwhara, he parengo, he hinu mango, aha atu ngā kai ki-tai hei hokohoko mō te huahua, te kiore, te hīnau me ērā atu kai ki-uta (Te Ara 2012). / Dried fish, dried edible seaweed, shark oil and other coastal food were traded for preserved birds, rats, hīnau berry cakes, and other inland food.

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karengo

1. (verb) to be smooth, shining, slippery, sleeky, silky.

Ko tōna kiri, karengo kau ana (TP 4/1909:11). / Her skin was absolutely smooth.

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2. (noun) southern laver, Porphyra columbina - a greenish-purple edible seaweed with a tough, silky texture. Found on upper intertidal rocks on moderately sheltered coasts. Called parengo in eastern dialects.

Hei ngā ngahuru me ngā takurua ka katohia te karengo (Te Ara 2015). / Karengo seaweed is harvested in the autumn and winter.

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