Meaning of manoao in English:

manoao

Pronunciation /ˈmanəʊaʊ/

noun

(also manoa)
  • Either of two New Zealand coniferous trees of the family Podocarpaceae, both formerly assigned to the same genus, Dacrydium: (a) (originally) the silver pine, Lagarostrobos colensoi (now rare, perhaps obsolete); (b) (in later use) Halocarpus kirkii.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hooker (1817–1911), botanist. From Maori manoao.