Definition of poupou in English:

poupou

(also pou pou)

noun

NZ
  • A carved wooden post forming part of the solid framework of the walls of a Maori whare.

Origin

1920s. From Maori poupou, reduplicated form of pou post, pole, support.

Pronunciation

poupou

/ˈpəʊpəʊ/