Definition of Plunket Society in English:

Plunket Society

proper noun

  • A volunteer agency formed in 1907 to provide antenatal and neonatal care in New Zealand. Its full name is the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society.

Origin

Named after Victoria Alexandrina, Lady Plunket, wife of Sir William Lee Plunket (1864–1920), the Governor General of New Zealand 1904–10.

Pronunciation

Plunket Society

/ˈplʌŋkɪt səˌsʌɪɪti/