olona

noun olo·na \ˌōləˈnä\

Definition of olona

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a Hawaiian shrub (Touchardia latifolia) of the family Urticaceae with erect stems, large thick leaves, and small flowers in globose clusters

  2. 2a :  the strong bark fiber of the olona used for making fishnets and ropes resistant to sea water b :  a cord made from this fiber

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Origin and Etymology of olona

Hawaiian olonā


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