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1. (noun) cabbage trees of various species - palm-like trees with strong leaves; the young inner leaves are eaten both raw and cooked.

Mea rawa ake ka mau a Hotupuku ki roto i tētahi tāwhiti i rangaa i te rau o te (Te Ara 2013). / Very soon Hotupuku was caught in a noose woven from cabbage tree leaves.

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