Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given in Samoa and Tonga to Barringtonia speciosa, a handsome littoral tree having 4-eornered pyramidal fruit the outer portion of which is used by the natives as a fish-intoxicant.

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  • We set to at once with a good will -- Yorke overhauling the cane fastenings with which the great bamboos were lashed together, whilst I went along the beach in search of some young _futu_ trees, the wood of which is soft when green, but dries hard, and could be easily worked, even by such a tool as a sheath knife.

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