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pou tuarongo

1. (noun) back wall post of a meeting house - supported the ridge pole in the back wall of a meeting house. Sometimes as one word, i.e. poutuarongo.

E toru ngā pou tūhono i te tāhuhu ki te papa, arā, ko te pou tāhū, ko te pou tokomanawa, ko te pou tuarongo (Te Ara 2012). / Three posts support the tāhuhu (ridgepole), namely the pou tāhū (front post), the pou tokomanawa (centre post) and the pou tuarongo (back wall post).

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See also pou āniwaniwa

Synonyms: pou āniwaniwa, pou te āniwaniwa

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