[ poo-loo ]

  1. a soft, elastic vegetable fiber of yellow-brown hue obtained from the young fronds of Hawaiian tree ferns, used for mattress and pillow stuffing.

Origin of pulu

Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1825–35
  • Also called pulu fiber.

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