mahoe

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

French maho, from Taino

First Known Use

1666, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mahoe was in 1666

Dictionary Entries Near mahoe

Cite this Entry

“Mahoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mahoe. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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