a Hawaiian shrub, Rubus hawaiensis, with erect or arching canes that bear large edible raspberries, which ripen to red and purple and are distinctively tart.
- Also called Ha·wai·ian rasp·ber·ry [huh-wahy-uhn raz-ber-ee, raz-buh-ree, huh-wah-yuhn] /həˈwaɪ ən ˈræzˌbɛr i, ˈræz bə ri, həˈwɑ yən/ .
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How to use akala in a sentence
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