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n. Trees or shrubs (Ficus spp.) bearing red berries once used as a dye and medically. Kua maviriviri te ua o te mati. The bunches of berries have come on the mati; Ka aere au ka aaki ua mati mai ei maani vairakau no taku oroenua. Im going to go and pick mati berries and make some medicine for my horse; amo ua rai koe i to mata ki te mati, even though you rub dye on your face (Jer. 4.30). [Pn. *mati.]

Related to mati