from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hawaii, a small tree, Dodonæa riscosa, 12 to 25 feet high.
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- n. a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood
From Hawaiian ʻaʻaliʻi ("name of any of the Dodonaea hardwood shrubs") (Wiktionary)