putapu putara

putaputa,  a. sharp pointed, piercing; also full of holes or apertures; thinned, as the ranks of an army by desertion.
— v.n. to be thinned as the ranks of an army, or lessened by desertions. [Dav : 7043]
putaputa,  a. pn. plein de trous; être éclairci (rangs). [Jau :3462]