pamakani

noun pa·ma·ka·ni \ˈpäməˌkänē\

Definition of pamakani

plural

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  1. :  a tall tropical American perennial herb (Eupatorium macrophyllum) that is sometimes cultivated in the warm greenhouse for its showy corymbs of reddish lilac flower heads

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Origin and Etymology of pamakani

Hawaii pā-makani(haole), from pā-makani, any of several native plants, literally, wind-blown, + haole foreign


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