naio

noun
\ ˈnī(ˌ)ō \
plural -s

Definition of naio

: any of several trees of the genus Myoporum: such as
a : ngaio
c : a tall Hawaiian tree (Myoporum sandwicense) that has rough gray bark and pink or white flowers in terminal clusters and that yields a lumber which is sometimes substituted for sandalwood

History and Etymology for naio

Hawaiian

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“Naio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naio. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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