mahoe

noun
ma·​hoe | \ mə-ˈhō How to pronounce mahoe (audio) , ˈmä-ˌhō How to pronounce mahoe (audio) \

Definition of mahoe

: either of two tropical hibiscus trees (Hibiscus elatus and H. tiliaceus)

First Known Use of mahoe

1666, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mahoe

French maho, from Taino

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“Mahoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mahoe. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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