noun le·hua \lā-ˈhü-ə\

Definition of lehua

  1. :  a common very showy chiefly Polynesian tree (Metrosideros collinus) of the myrtle family having bright red flowers and a hard wood; also :  its flower

Origin and Etymology of lehua


First Known Use: 1888

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