pa·​lu | \ ˈpä(ˌ)lü \
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Definition of palu

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Definition of palu (Entry 2 of 2)

: a hardwood tree (Mimusops lexandra) of India and Ceylon with astringent bark used for tanning and red to purplish brown timber resembling bulletwood

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History and Etymology for palu

Noun (1)

modification of Hawaiian walu oilfish

Noun (2)

of East Indian origin

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“Palu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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