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aalii

[ ah-lee-ee ]
/ ɑˈli i /
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noun
a bushy shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage.
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Origin of aalii

From the Hawaiian word ʿaʿaliʿi

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British Dictionary definitions for aalii

aalii
/ (ɑːˈliːiː) /

noun
a bushy sapindaceous shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having small greenish flowers and sticky foliage

Word Origin for aalii

Hawaiian
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