Historical loan words
fruit of the kiekie, Freycinetia baueriana ssp. banksii - in appearance it looks like broccoli.
I te wā tēnei o te hōtoke, ka kite atu koe i te tēure e kohera mai ana i waenganui tonu o te kiekie (TWK 43:2). / At this time in winter you can find the fruit opening in the centre of the kiekie.
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