prop.n. Clan. (A title prefixed to the name of the ancestor of a tribe or family to denote the whole of the clan descended from him.) Kua tamataora a ngati Makea i te manuiri. The Makea family entertained the guest; Kua pou mai a ngati Karika ki te akaepaepaanga i to ratou ariki vaine. The clan Karika assembled for the ceremonial investiture of their queen.