tauhou

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maori

Noun[edit]

tauhou

  1. (New Zealand) A bird, the silvereye.
    • 1973, Walter Imber, Kenneth Brailey Cumberland, R B Rains, New Zealand: Pacific land down under
      Also in this group is the tauhou or silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) and two honey-eaters...
    • 1997, Jenny Bornholdt, Gregory O'Brien, Mark Williams, An anthology of New Zealand poetry in English
      There was one tauhou preternaturally wary and, somehow, knowing...