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ʻakiʻaki Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / ʻaki.ʻaki /,

1. Reduplication of ʻaki #1; to nibble, as a fish; constant snapping at, attacking.

  • References:
    • PPN katikati.

2. n., Seashore rush grass (Sporobolus virginicus 🌐), a coarse grass growing on sandy beaches; used to exorcise spirits.

  • References:
    • Neal 66–7.

3. n., A kind of coarse red seaweed (Ahnfeltia concinna) which because of its toughness must be eaten in little bites; a good source of carrageenin, a colloid.

  • References:
    • KL. line 41.

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