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pulu

[poo-loo] /ˈpu lu/
noun
1.
a soft, elastic vegetable fiber of yellow-brown hue obtained from the young fronds of Hawaiian tree ferns, used for mattress and pillow stuffing.
Also called pulu fiber.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Hawaiian
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