to pick a single section from a fruit cluster (esp. a pandanus fruit, banana); to pick leaves.
Steephead Parrotfish (Scarus microrhinos)
n. An open stretch of water between two islands in the lagoon. I arumakiia aia e te mango i te aria i rotopu ia Taakoka e Motutapu. He was chased by a shark in the gap between (the islands of) Taakoka and Motutapu. [Np. *aalia.]