Carved talisman in humanoid form, common to the cultures of the Pacific Ocean.
a large wooden or small greenstone image of a human figure.
denoting something that is imitative of objects or customs associated with the tropical islands of the South Pacific
‘tiki huts’; ‘a tiki bar’;
In Māori mythology, Tiki is the first man created by either Tūmatauenga or Tāne. He found the first woman, Marikoriko, in a pond; she seduced him and he became the father of Hine-kau-ataata.