noun \¦äpēˈäpē\

Definition of ape–ape



  1. :  a rhizomatous perennial herb (Gunnera petaloidea) of Hawaiian uplands having a branched inflorescence and bluntly heart-shaped leaves several feet in diameter that rise from a short fleshy crown

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Origin and Etymology of ape–ape

Hawaiian 'ape'ape

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to cast off or become cast off

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