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. See saying, hailepo. Ua ulu ka limu, the seaweed (pubic hairs) are growing. (PPN limu.)
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.