plural of lei
as in necklaces
an ornamental chain or string (as of beads) worn around the neck we were presented with flowery leis as soon as we stepped off the plane in Hawaii

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“Leis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leis. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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