Kurī. (Topical Term)
- Māori dog.
- Polynesian dog.
Whakamārama: He kararehe tūturu nā te Māori, kua ngaro me te moa. I kainga, ko te kiri he mea ioio ka tuituia ki te kaupapa muka. He kakahu rangatira.
Scope Note: General term for dogs. Traditional usage: A variety of dog, now extinct, used for food and for its hide, made into cloaks, etc. Contemporary usage: Use for any type of dog.