Definition of moa-hunting in English:

moa-hunting

noun

NZ
historical
  • The hunting of moas, especially as a characteristic of an early Maori culture.

adjective

NZ
historical
  • That hunts moas.

Origin

Early 20th century. From moa + hunting. Compare earlier moa-hunter, moa-hunting<br>late 19th century. From moa + hunting. Compare slightly earlier moa-hunter.

Pronunciation

moa-hunting

/ˈməʊəˌhʌntɪŋ/