kākū/ kā.kū /
1. n., The barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda 🌐), as long as 60 cm.
2. n., Gourd calabash, as used for fishing.
- HP 208.
3. n., Weft strands of mat, so called because the strands are worked (kā) to run up (kū) from the worker.
- Cf. kāmoe.
4. Short for kākūʻai.
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