Definition of tarata in English:

tarata

noun

  • New Zealand term for lemonwood
    • ‘The Tarata, when full grown, is the largest Pittosporum species in New Zealand.’
    • ‘As you enter the Old Union courtyard from Panama Mall you pass under five taratas growing as small shade trees.’
    • ‘Large numbers of some small birds congregate each night in our hedge of taratas.’
    • ‘He has also successfully used the tarata as a shelterbelt.’

Origin

Maori.

Pronunciation

tarata

/təˈrɑːtə/