Recent Examples of poi from the Web
Joining Owens at Waterfront Park, a couple of jugglers, several hoopers, a guy spinning poi balls (unlit fireballs on thin rope) and 24-year-old John Mark Hummel, was spinning a staff.
In Hawaiian cuisine, taro root is commonly pounded into a mash and served as poi.
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Origin and Etymology of poi
Hawaiian & Samoan
First Known Use: 1782See Words from the same year
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