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1. n., Sperm whale; ivory, especially whale tusks as used for the highly prized lei palaoa; whale-tooth pendant.

  • Examples:
    • Makau palaoa, fishhook made of whale ivory.
  • References:
    • PCP pala(a)oa.

2. n., Flour, bread, wheat (Biblical).

  • Source:
    • English.
  • References:

Nā LepiliTags: fauna marine foods

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kikino, Bread.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

Nā LepiliTags: foods

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s., A species of large fish; a whale.

2. An ornament made of a whale's tooth worn pendulous from the neck; e malama i ka niho palaoa, take care of the ornament (we have no name for it in English); hence,

3. Ivory.

4. The sea-elephant.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna marine

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adj., Of or belonging to ivory. 1 Nal. 10:18.

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s., The Hawaiian common orthography and pronunciation for the English word flour; hence,

1. Bread; flour, &c.

2. The grain of which flour is made. See huapalaoa. Palaoa huluhulu, barley; palaoa eleele, rye; palaoa hu ole, unleavened bread. Puk. 9:31, 32. Palaoa wali, fine flour. Oihk. 7:12. Palaoa kawili, dough. Neh. 15:20. NOTE.—The word should be written falaoa or felaoa.

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palaoa

/ pă-lā'-ō-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Of or belonging to ivory.

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palaoa

/ pā'-lā'-ō-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., Also spelled palaowa. A walrus.

2. n., An ornament made of a whale's tooth worn pendulous from the neck: e malama i ka niho palaoa, take care of the ornament.

3. n., Ivory.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna marine

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palaoa

/ pā-lā'-ō-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[English.]

1. n., Bread; flour, hence.

2. n., The grain of which flour is made.

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  1. Point, southwest Lānaʻi.
  2. Place, Waikīkī, Honolulu, Oʻahu.
  • Literally, whale (dead whales were sometimes washed ashore here; TM).

Nā LepiliTags: Lānaʻi Oʻahu

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Point Light, Palaoa, Lānaʻi.

  • Literally, whale.

Nā LepiliTags: Lānaʻi

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