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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 To·ta·ra n.  A coniferous tree (Podocarpus totara), next to the kauri the most valuable timber tree of New Zealand.  Its hard reddish wood is used for furniture and building, esp. in wharves, bridges, etc.  Also mahogany pine.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 totara
      n : valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish
          wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves [syn: Podocarpus
          totara]