Meaning of Moriori in English:

Moriori

Pronunciation /mɒrɪˈɔːri/

nounplural noun Moriori, plural noun Morioris

  • A member of a Polynesian people dominant in the Chatham Islands and parts of New Zealand before their conquest by the Maori in the early 19th century.

Origin

Mid 19th century Maori.