[ ah-pah-pah-ney ]
/ ˌɑ pɑˈpɑ neɪ /
a small, deep crimson Hawaiian honeycreeper, Himatione sanguinea, having black wings, tail, and bill.
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Origin of apapane
From the Hawaiian word ʿapapane
Words nearby apapane
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