Origin of palolo
1890–95; < Samoan or Tongan
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Examples from the Web for palolo
The palolo is a favourite delicacy, and they never fail to fish for it.
Palolo Valley is some ten miles from Honolulu, and is best reached on horseback.Under the Southern Cross
Maturin M. Ballou
The palolo is mixed with pudding, and said to taste like fish; I am not in a position to pronounce an opinion.
If the last quarter of the moon is late in October palolo is found the day before, the day of, and the day after, that quarter.
If the last quarter of the moon is early in October palolo does not come till the last quarter of the November moon.