plural -s
: a feather cloak or cape made of minute red or yellow bird feathers occasionally trimmed with black or green and formerly worn in Hawaii by high chiefs and kings

Word History


Hawaiian, from 'ahu garment + 'ula red, regal

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ahuula was in 1885

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“Ahuula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ahuula. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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