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Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., General name for destructive insects that eat wood, cloth, or plants; cane borer, weevil, tamarind borer, moth (Mat. 6.19); caterpillar in the cocoon stage; germ, bug.

2. vs., Silent; to shut the lips and make no sound.

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3. vi., Gather together, of crowds of people.

  • Examples:
    • Kahi e mū ʻia ana e nā kānaka, place where the people gathered.
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4. n., A crab (Dynomene hispida).

5. (Cap.) n., Legendary people of Lāʻauhaelemai, Kauaʻi, often called Mū ʻai maiʻa, banana-eating Mu.

6. n., Bigeye emperor fish (Monotaxis grandoculis 🌐), perhaps named for the Mū people.

7. n., Public executioner; he procured victims for sacrifice and executed taboo breakers; children were frightened by being told that the mū would get them.

8. Variant name for the kōnane game.

9. n., Name of a small, yellow bird (no data).

10. n., The letter “m”.

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Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Checkers. Dic. Mū Pākē. Chinese checkers. Mū kākela. Chess.

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