an aromatic shrub or small tree of New Zealand, Macropiper excelsum: held to be sacred by the Māoris Also called peppertree
/ˈkɑːwɑːnɑːtɑːəŋɡɑː/ noun 1. (NZ) governing; governorship
[kuh-wawr-thuh] /kəˈwɔr θə/ noun 1. a group of lakes in S Ontario, Canada, on the Trent Canal system.
[kah-wah-sah-kee] /ˈkɑ wɑˈsɑ ki/ noun 1. a seaport on SE Honshu, in central Japan, SW of Tokyo. /ˌkɑːwəˈsɑːkɪ/ noun 1. an industrial port in central Japan, on SE Honshu, between Tokyo and Yokohama. Pop: 1 245 780 (2002 est)
noun, Pathology. 1. an acute illness of unknown cause, occurring primarily in children, characterized by high fever, swollen lymph glands, rash, redness in mouth and throat, and joint pain. Kawasaki disease Ka·wa·sa·ki disease (kä’wə-sä’kē) n. See mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome.