Maori, n. Of native origin, indig-enous, esp. Polynesian or Maori as opposed to Papaa, European. Kua takingameitaki maira te au tangata maori ra i a matou. And the native people treated us well (Acts 28.2); Kua noo kapiti te Maori e te Papaa ki te Kuki Airani ma te pekapeka kore. Maoris and Europeans have lived together in the Cook Islands without strife; Kua tua Maori aia ki tana pupu tamariki. He told his class a story in Maori. Te iti tangata Maori, the Polynesian race. Te reo Maori, the Polynesian language. Kava Maori, any home-brew.