rimu

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English[edit]

A full-grown rimu

Etymology[edit]

From Maori

Noun[edit]

rimu (plural rimu)

  1. A large evergreen conifer native to New Zealand, Dacrydium cupressinum.
    • 2009 January 31, Susan Gough Henly, “Paddling in New Zealand’s nirvana”:
      Leaving the kayaks at Onetahuti Beach, Maori for “to run along the sand,” we amble along the beach before climbing over a lush headland, dense with kawa kawa trees, rimu pine, silver ferns and flowering tea-trees, to view the sweeping beach in front of the Awaroa estuary.

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rimu, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rimu, from Proto-Polynesian *rimu, from Proto-Oceanic *limut, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *limut, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *limut, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *limut.

Noun[edit]

rimu

  1. moss (plants of the division Bryophyta)