Definition of "tawa" [tawa]

  • A New Zealand laurineous tree, Beilschmiedia (Nesodaphne) Tawa, 60 or 70 feet high, but inferior as timber. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tawa" in a sentence
  • "At my cousin's wedding some five years back, the most popular dish was a mixed vegetable fry prepared entirely on the 'tawa' griddle."
  • "No matter what they tell you must never forget the one fundamental operating philosophy (tawa) behind their words."
  • "No matter what they tell you must never forget the one fundamental operating philosophy tawa behind their words."