noun ama·mau \¦ämə¦mau̇\

Definition of amamau



  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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feeling or affected by lethargy

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