Definitions

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

Etymologies

From Hawaiian ʻaʻaliʻi ("name of any of the Dodonaea hardwood shrubs") (Wiktionary)

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