[ poo-loo ]
/ ˈpu lu /
a soft, elastic vegetable fiber of yellow-brown hue obtained from the young fronds of Hawaiian tree ferns, used for mattress and pillow stuffing.
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Also called pulu fiber.
Origin of pulu
Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1825–35
Words nearby pulu
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