iiwi

[ ee-ee-wee ]
/ iˈi wi /

noun

a Hawaiian honeycreeper, Vestiaria coccinea, having a red body, black wings, and a deeply curved pinkish-red bill.

Origin of iiwi

1885–90; < Hawaiian ʿiʿiwi, derivative of ʿiwi reddish; compare earlier eeeeve (1779)

Words nearby iiwi

ihp, ihram, ihs, iid, iirc, iiwi, ij, ijaw, ijc, ijmaʿ, ijo
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