from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any one of several New Zealand trees resembling one another in foliage, especially Myrsine Urvillei. The name, with a descriptive adjective prefixed, is usually applied by the settlers to other trees, and is frequently corrupted into maple.
  • noun The tarata, Pittosporum eugenioides. See tarata.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun New Zealand Any of several trees of New Zealand, especially in the genus Myrsine


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