pulu

noun
pu·​lu | \ ˈpüˌlü \
plural -s

Definition of pulu

: a soft elastic yellowish brown vegetable wool obtained in Hawaii from the young fronds of tree ferns of the genus Cibotium (especially C. menziesii) and formerly exported for mattress and pillow stuffing

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History and Etymology for pulu

Hawaiian, from pulu wet, soaked

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“Pulu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulu. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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