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Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Redup. of kupu 1; to surge forth, as lava. (For. 6:545.) See ex., unu 2. (PPN tuputupu.)

2. n. General name for ferns on a single stem, such as kupukupu 3. ʻAʻala kupukupu ka uka o Kāne-hoa, fragrant with ferns is inland of Kāne-hoa.

3. n. Sword fern (Nephrolepis exaltata), a long, narrow fern with many lateral divisions; it was sometimes added to the hula altar to Laka, for knowledge to kupu (sprout). (Neal 14–5.) Also niʻaniʻau and palapalai on Niʻihau, and ʻōkupukupu.

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Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A vegetable; what springs up from the ground.

2. A species of ground pine.

3. An odoriferous plant.

Kupukupu (kū'-pŭ-kū'-pu), n.

/ kū'-pŭ-kū'-pu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Any vegetable that springs up spontaneously, as the sprouts which start up from the roots that remain in the ground after a crop is harvested.

2. Any odoriferous plant.

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