ape-ape

noun
\¦äpēˈäpē\
plural -s

Definition of ape-ape 

: 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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