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tūtae

1. (noun) dung, excrement, shit, faeces, poo, droppings, stools.

Ka kite a Te Matata i te tūtae e tū ana, ka whatia e ia, ka mōhio a ia he tūtae hou, ka hoki whakamuri ia me te mōhio haere, kei te kite tonu atu te tāpae (MT 2011:73). / Te Matata saw some faeces piled up and he broke it and then knew it was fresh and he retreated realising that the advance war party was watching.

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2. (noun) also used as the first part of the names of a number of small plants.

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