Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hawaii and throughout Polynesia, the cocoanut-palm. See niog.
“A sure shot message is the one that contains the word "niu" which means the Ox at a time when the nation has entered the Year of the Ox. People wanting a bit of fun with word play often use it to match with the English words to make it "happy niu year".”
“When she gets to the equator, Roz will deploy a special "niu" (Hawaiian for "coconut") that's "equipped with Iridium satellite phones, solar panels and sensors that gather and transmit data.”
“snail mail," everyone is celebrating the "niu" year in their own way.”
“Apr 7th, 2010 at 10: 27 am niu yorker: do you deliver to wfc?”
“Jan 29th, 2010 at 7: 10 pm niu yorker: delivery, perhaps?”
“Apr 29th, 2010 at 11: 55 am niu yorker: the one on fulton st denied me. the flavor shots look kinda nasty anyway.”
“Nov 23rd, 2009 at 12: 24 pm niu yorker: best news is that the special applies to the porken, too!”
“Once, when eating breakfast at a small outdoor aboriginal restaurant in the mountains of Taiwan, the owner, a motherly woman, asked me if I wanted to try some, "san bei guan niu".”
““Oh, just some Mu shu rou and a few Hei jiao niu liu.””
“May 30th, 2008 at 4: 17 pm niu yorker so when is stevenp inviting us over the free friday buffet lunch?”
Looking for tweets for niu.