Meaning of ramarama in English:

ramarama

noun

New Zealand
  • An evergreen shrub or small tree of New Zealand, Lophomyrtus bullata (family Myrtaceae), with red-tinged bullate leaves and small white flowers which are followed by dark red berries.

Pronunciation

ramarama

/ˈrɑːmərɑːmə/ /ˈraməramə/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Taylor (?1805–1873). From Maori ramarama.