plural -s
: any of several trees of the genus Myoporum: such as
: ngaio
: 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

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“Naio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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