kou

noun
\ ˈkau̇ \
plural -s

Definition of kou

Hawaii
: a tree (Cordia subcordata) of the Pacific islands whose wood is used for making household utensils

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“Kou.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kou. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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