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hōrua

1. (noun) red ochre, burnt kōkōwai - used as a pigment.

Ka tīmata te whawhai i te putanga atu o tētahi toa ki te whakawai i te taniwha kia puta i tōna rua mā te hoatu hōrua ki a ia (Te Ara 2014). / The fighting began when a warrior enticed the monster to emerge from its lair by offering it red ochre dye.

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See also hōrū, kōkōwai

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