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kukui

[ koo-koo-ee ]
/ kuˈku i /
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noun
the candlenut tree, Aleurites moluccana, of the spurge family, having grayish leaves and clusters of small white flowers: the state tree of Hawaii.
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Origin of kukui

Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1815–25
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