[ ah-nee-ah-nee-ou ]
/ ˌɑ niˌɑ niˈaʊ /


a small Hawaiian honeycreeper, Loxops parva, occurring in the high forests of Kauai.


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Also called lesser amakihi.

Origin of anianiau

From the Hawaiian word ʿanianiau Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020