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kipuka

[ kee-poo-kah ]
/ kiˈpu kɑ /

noun

(in Hawaii) a tract of land surrounded by recent lava flows.

Nearby words

kipp's apparatus, kippa, kipper, kippered, kippy, kipuka, kir, kir moab, kir royale, kirana, kirby

Origin of kipuka

From the Hawaiian word kīpuka
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