[ uh-kah-luh ]
/ əˈkɑ lə /
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a Hawaiian shrub or climber, Rubus macraei, bearing a large, red, edible raspberry.
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Origin of akala
From the Hawaiian word ʿākala
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Example sentences from the Web for akala
The akala of which the pa-u had been made lay where it was left, took root and grew into a large vine.Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)|W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt