Definition of Pukekos

1. pukeko [n] - See also: pukeko



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pukekos

puissantly
puissantness
puja
pujah
pujahs
pujari
pujas
puka
pukas
puke
puke up
puked
pukeface
pukefaces
pukeko
pukekos (current term)
puker
pukers
pukes
pukey
pukin'
puking
pukka
puku
pukus
pul
pula
pulas
pulasan
pulasan tree

Literary usage of Pukekos

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1. The Story of New Zealand: Past and Present : Savage and Civilized by Arthur Saunders Thomson (1859)
"... ducks, pigeons, and pukekos; but none furnished sport equal to the bringing down of partridge and blackcock in old England. There was no fresh-water ..."

2. The Story of New Zealand: Past and Present : Savage and Civilized by Arthur Saunders Thomson (1866)
"... ducks, pigeons, and pukekos; but none furnished sport equal to the bringing down of partridge and blackcock in old England. There was no fresh-water ..."

3. The Story of New Zealand: Past and Present : Savage and Civilized by Arthur Saunders Thomson (1866)
"Everything being ready, the emigrants put on board the canoes seeds of the sweet potato, karaka berries, gourds, taros, rats, parrots, pukekos, dogs, ..."

4. The Progress of New Zealand in the Century by Robert Francis Irvine, Oscar Thorwald Johan Alpers (1902)
"... pukekos, quails, moreporks, and wild pigs." The Maoris were friendly and seemed much amused that permission should be asked them to trail a chain along ..."

5. Contributions to the Early History of New Zealand: Settlement of Otago by Thomas Morland Hocken (1898)
"... pukekos, quails, moreporks, and wild pigs. The stay in the harbour was not devoid of its little incidents. The Maoris were very friendly, ..."

6. Round about New Zealand: Being Notes from a Journal of Three Years by E. W. Payton (1888)
"pukekos, or swamp-hens, were plentiful on every side, and hundreds can be shot in a day in the neighbourhood of a swamp, but they are hardly worth powder ..."

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