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tamaiti kokoti tau

1. (noun) baby born prematurely, premature baby - only used in the singular.

Kāore e kaha te tamaiti kokoti tau ki te hōkaikai, ā, ko tōna tangi kāore e kaha (TP 5/1908:7). / A premature baby is not able to stretch out and its cry is feeble.

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