Pele's hair

noun Pe·le's hair \ˌpālāz-, ˌpēlēz-\

Definition of Pele's hair

  1. :  glass threads or fibers blown by the wind from frothy lava, the tips of lava jets, or drops of liquid lava thrown into the air that often collect in thick masses resembling tow

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Origin and Etymology of pele's hair

translation of Hawaiian lauoho-o-Pele, from Pele, Hawaiian volcano goddess

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a trip made at another's expense

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