Meaning of Maori


Pronunciation: (mä'ô-rē, -ō-rē, mou'rē, mä'rē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ris, -ri
  1. a member of the native Polynesian population of New Zealand.
  2. a Polynesian language, the language of the Maoris.
  1. of or pertaining to the Maoris or their language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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