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kapu ringa Play

1. (noun) biscuit star, Pentagonaster pulchellus - a starfish shaped and coloured like a fancy biscuit. The pairs of rounded knobs at each extremity have a slightly browned appearance. Attains a diameter of about 75 mm. Fairly common cast ashore on South Island and southern North Island sandy beaches.

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1. (loan) (noun) biscuit, cookie.

I reira anō ngā kaiwhakahaere a Witika, e tuku ana i te tina mā ngā Māori whai pōti, me ngā kēhi pihikete (TW 17/8/1878:415). / Whitaker’s organisers were also there, giving dinner to the Māori voters, and cases of biscuits.

kina papa Play

1. (noun) cake urchin, snapper biscuit, Fellaster zelandiae - common in sand near the entrance to harbours from low water to a few meters in depth. A hard limy disc up to 100 mm in diameter, flat on the lower side and slightly convex above covered in short mossy-green spines.

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