noun \ˈpi\
plural poi or pois

Definition of POI

:  a Hawaiian food of taro root cooked, pounded, and kneaded to a paste and often allowed to ferment

Origin of POI

Hawaiian & Samoan
First Known Use: 1782

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with POI


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