kiawe

[kee-ah-vey]
noun
a thorny tree, Prosopis juliflora, of the legume family, native to South America and widely naturalized in Hawaii.

Origin:
< Hawaiian

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Surrounding two sides of the old pond are thick kiawe trees.
The parcel is vacant and unimproved and covered with brush, weeds, and kiawe trees.
However, the kiawe and shower trees will be selectively pruned after the shower tree flowering season.
He once spent a week picking kiawe bean pods so he could buy decent clothes and a pair of slippers to wear to school.
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