Definition of matagouri in English:

matagouri

noun

NZ
  • A thorny shrub of New Zealand, Discaria toumatou (family Rhamnaceae). Also called Irishman, wild Irishman, tumatakuru.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Shortened from Maori tūmatakuru tumata-kuru.

Pronunciation

matagouri

/matəˈɡʊərɪ//matəˈɡaʊrɪ/