aalii

noun
a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Dodonaea, ↑genus Dodonaea

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\\äˈlēˌē\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Hawaiian 'a'ali'i
Hawaii : a small tree (Dodonaea viscosa) with hard dark wood

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/ah lee"ee/, n.
a bushy shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage.
[ < Hawaiian 'a'ali'i]

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