akala

noun
aka·​la | \ ə-ˈkä-lə \
variants: or less commonly akela \ ə-​ˈkā-​lə \
plural -s

Definition of akala

: a shrub or climber (Rubus macraei) of Hawaii with very large red or purplish raspberrylike edible fruit

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First Known Use of akala

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for akala

Hawaiian

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“Akala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akala. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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