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akiapolaau

or 'a·ki·a·po·la·'au

[ ah-kee-ah-poh-lah-ou ]

noun

  1. a rare yellow Hawaiian honeycreeper, Hemignathus munroi, having a long slender down-curved upper bill and a short straight lower bill.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of akiapolaau1

First recorded in 1900–05; from Hawaiian ʿakiapolaʿau

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