matie

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

matie (plural maties)

  1. (UK and Scotland) A fat herring with undeveloped roe.

Related termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(adjective) From abbreviation of nīnamu matie.

NounEdit

matie

  1. grass

Derived termsEdit

  • tāpu matie
  • matie māʻohi
  • matie taravao
  • matie tātahi

AdjectiveEdit

matie

  1. green

SynonymsEdit

  • nīnamu matie

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 18 September 2013, at 20:36