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Noun: kauri  kaw-ree
  1. Resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum
    - kauri copal, kauri resin, kauri gum
  2. Tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
    - kaury, Agathis australis
  3. White close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis

Sounds like: cowrie, cowry, kaury

Derived forms: kauris

Type of: copal, dammar pine, kauri pine, wood

Part of: Agathis, dammar pine, genus Agathis, kauri pine

Encyclopedia: Kauri, New Zealand