tetaula anchor

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form tetaula
Proto-Form Vaeakau-Taumako: te taura
    • anchor
    • Typical Subject ship
      Encyclopedic Info The anchor is attached to a rope or chain (iula). The term iula can also refer, metonymically, to the anchor itself.

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  • See also:
    • kuo canoe, esp. traditional canoe made of a single trunk, with no outrigger / boat, ship, from other cultures / “canoe tree”: k.o. tree (unidentified), traditionally chosen for making canoes – hence its name