Historical loan words
katipō, Latrodectus katipo - a venomous native spider, black with a red spot on its back.
I ngaua tētahi wahine i Whakatū e te katipō (TTT 1/9/1921:10). / A woman in Nelson was bitten by a katipō spider.
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