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lehua

[ley-hoo-ah] /leɪˈhu ɑ/
noun
1.
Also called ohia lehua. a tree, Metrosideros villosa, of the Hawaiian islands, yielding a hard wood.
2.
the bright-red, corymbose flower of this tree.
Origin of lehua
1885-1890
1885-90; < Hawaiian
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