amamau

noun ama·mau \¦ämə¦mau̇\

Definition of amamau

plural

-s

  1. :  a small Hawaiian tree fern (Sadleria cyatheoides) of the family Cyatheaceae having petioles which yield soft hairs used for the same purposes as pulu

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Origin and Etymology of amamau

Hawaiian ama'uma'u


First Known Use: 1888


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