maile

maile

[mahy-ley, -lee, mah-ee-ley]
noun
a vine, Alyxia olivaeformis, of Hawaii, having small yellowish flowers and fragrant foliage: a traditional lei plant of Hawaii.

Origin:
1905–10; < Hawaiian

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