a soft, elastic vegetable fiber of yellow-brown hue obtained from the young fronds of Hawaiian tree ferns, used for mattress and pillow stuffing.
- Also called pulu fiber.
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How to use pulu in a sentence
Ye know what pulu is, iv coorse, an' I'm sure ye'll be glad to know that this refreshin' bev'rage or soap is on th' free list.Mr. Dooley Says | Finley Dunne
The word "polo" is derived from Tibetan pulu, meaning a knot of willow wood.Ranching, Sport and Travel | Thomas Carson
To pulu: a long march of, I should think, little under eighteen miles.The Diary of a Hunter from the Punjab to the Karakorum Mountains | Augustus Henry Irby
It was called "O le asi pulu tangata," the asi tree the refuge of men.Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before | George Turner
The great funeral ceremony, or rather death-dance, of the Western Islanders took place in the island of pulu.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3) | Sir James George Frazer