from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An acacia (Acacia koa) native to Hawaii having flowers arranged in axillary racemes and small sickle-shaped leaves.
- n. The light-to-dark brown or reddish wood of this tree, used for furniture, crafts, cabinetry, and musical instruments.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Acacia koa, a species of large tree in the family Fabaceae which is endemic to and common on the islands of Hawaii; or the wood of this tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common and very valuable forest-tree of the Sandwich Islands, Acacia Koa.
However, there were several talks on other “exotic” organisms such as koa birds, kangaroos and tuatara lizards.
The path followed by the Har'koa's Kitten during the quest, "I Sense a Disturbance" has been improved.
At one time, the area had been a thick forest of prized Acacia koa trees.
We had a tom in full strut on a dead koa limb 80 yards in front of us that put on a show!
Rehefa latsaka anaty haizina ny arabe sy ny avenues, tsy misy asany koa ny jiro fandrindràana [...] 7 September 2009, 12: 23 pm
Raha halalinina ny fandikana ny herisetra eo amin'ny Oigoro sy ny Sinoa Han any Ürümqi ary raha jerena koa fa i Mongolia [...] 22 September 2009, 3: 57 am
THE LOWDOWN: Motoring the American West Where to Stay: We found the nearest campgrounds with RV hookups by searching the KOA website koa.com ; KOA provided reliable accommodations for most of our outdoor layovers.
The girls were huddled in colored groups on wide couches or garlanded in twos and threes on and in the big koa-wood chairs.
"The golden koa, the king of woods," Mercedes was crooning over the instrument.
Besides the small bundles of the long bones, there were full skeletons, tapa-wrapped, lying in one-man, and two - and three-man canoes of precious koa wood, with curved outriggers of wiliwili wood, and proper paddles to hand with the io-projection at the point simulating the continuance of the handle, as if, like a skewer, thrust through the flat length of the blade.