1 of or relating to Polynesia, its people, or any of their languages
2 a member of the people that inhabit Polynesia, generally of Caucasoid features with light skin and wavy hair
3 a branch of the Malayo-Polynesian family of languages, including Maori and Hawaiian and a number of other closely related languages of the S and central Pacific
1 (Also called)
Austronesian a family of languages extending from Madagascar to the central Pacific, including Malagasy, Malay, Indonesian, Tagalog, and Polynesian
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2 of or relating to this family of languages
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