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rourou Play

1. (noun) small flax plaited food basket.

Ko ngā pereti kai he rourou; kāore he paoka, kāore he naihi, arā i tino whakaritea katoatia ki tā te Māori tikanga (TP 1/12/1900:14). / The eating plates were flax food baskets; there were no knives and forks, that is everything was organised according to Māori custom.

Synonyms: raurau, kete, rawhi, roroi, taiaroa, rahu

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