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honohono

/ hono.hono / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., Short for honohono kukui.

2. n., The wandering Jew or dayflower (Commelina diffusa 🌐), known in many temperate and tropical countries, a creeping weed, rooting at the joints, and bearing grasslike, ovate leaves and small bright-blue flowers.

3. n., A very rare native mint (Haplostachys haplostachya 🌐), a downy erect herb with oblong or narrower leaves and white flowers.

  • References:
    • Neal 732.

4. See ʻokika honohono.

5. Same as hohono, bad-smelling.

6. n., A children's game; the child locked fingers of two hands and thrust them into the sand, letting the sand out through a small opening.

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HO-NO-HO-NO

Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Name of a weed, very thrifty in growth and very hard to kill.

HO-NO-HO-NO

Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Bad smelling. See HOHONO.

Honohono (hō'-nŏ-hō'-no), adj.

/ hō'-nŏ-hō'-no / Parker Haw to Eng,

Having an odor or scent. Syn: Hohono.

Honohono (ho'-no-ho'-no), n.

/ ho'-no-ho'-no / Parker Haw to Eng,

A species of long decumbent grass (Oplismenus compositus) common in the outskirts and open glades of forests and along water courses.

Honohono (ho'no-ho'no):

/ ho'no-ho'no / Parker Haw to Eng,

a weed (Oplismensus compositus). Land section, Wailuku, Maui.

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