Poenamu Po*e"na*mu, n. (Min.) A variety of jade or nephrite, -- used in New Zealand for the manufacture of axes and weapons. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Poenamu — Poenamu, die Neuseelandinsel Tawai …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Titwai Poenamu — Titwai Poenamu, Insel, so v.w. Tawai …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tawai Poenamu — Tawai Poenamu, die südl. große der 3 Inseln, aus denen Neuseeland besteht …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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