kahawai

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori.

Noun[edit]

kahawai (plural kahawais)

  1. (New Zealand) Arripis trutta, a marine fish found around the southeastern coast of Australia and New Zealand, having a dark bluish-green body with indistinct rows of spots forming narrow irregular bands on the upper sides.