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1. n., A general name for all kinds of plants living under water, both fresh and salt, also algae growing in any damp place in the air, as on the ground, on rocks, and on other plants; also mosses, liverworts, lichens.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ulu ka limu, the seaweed (pubic hairs) are growing.
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2. vs., Tricky, deceiving, unstable (said to be named for the octopus' ability to change its color, and its waving of a tentacle to and fro like the motion of a seaweed in water).

3. n., Wind gust.

  • Rare

4. n., Coil, curl.

  • Rare

5. n., Soft coral.

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s. Sea-moss or sea-grass; a general name of every kind of eatable herb that grows in the sea; the Hawaiians also class the limu among fish; the varieties are limuaalaula, limuekaha, limuiliohaa, limuopai, limuulaula, limuhinaula, limuhululio, limuhuna, limukahakala, limukala, limukele, limukiki, limukoko, limulipahapala, limulipalao, limulipalawai, limulipoa, limulipupu, limulipuula, limulipuupuu, limuloloa, limunanue, limupaakaiea, limupalahalaha, limupalawai, limupipilani.

v. To turn; to change; to have various appearances. SYN, with ouli.

Sea-moss or seagrass; a general name of every kind of eatable herb that grows in the sea; the Hawaiians also class the limu among fish; the varieties are limuaalaula, limuekaha, limuiliohaa, limuopai, limuulaula, limuhinaula, limuhululio, limuhuna, limukahakala, limukala, limukele, limukiki, limukoko, limulipahapala, limulipalao, limulipalawai, limulipoa, limulipupu, limulipuula, limulipuupuu, limuloloa, limunanue, limupaakaiea, limupalahalaha, limupalawai, limupipilani.

To be turned; to be changed; to have various appearances.

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