- a usually large, covered cooking pit in which food is cooked by means of heated stones.
Origin of imu
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Examples from the Web for imu
I will step into the imu and you must quickly cover me with earth.
In the meantime Hina Keahi had not remained in the imu for long.
Watch near the imu and in three days a young woman will appear.
With reverence they covered the imu once more and carefully smoothed it over.
Then Hina told them to make a place in the imu for a human sacrifice.