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kiawe

[ kee-ah-vey ]
/ kiˈɑ veɪ /
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noun
a thorny tree, Prosopis juliflora, of the legume family, native to South America and widely naturalized in Hawaii.
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Origin of kiawe

From Hawaiian

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How to use kiawe in a sentence

  • The Kiawe is the foundation of all the beauty of our lowlands, and provides a delicate background for other plants.

    Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands|Gerrit Parmile Wilder
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