1. n., The coconut (Cocos nucifera), a common palm in tropical islands of the Pacific and warm parts of eastern Asia; coconut meat or oil. Hawaiians used all parts of the tree.
- Niu moe a Kalapana, the supine coconut palm of Kala-pana. [Young trees were bent over and made to grow crookedly, in order to commemorate great events; two of such trees were at Kalapana in 1950].
- Ē niu, ē kūlolo, O coconut, O coconut pudding [said of one who talks too much; see niu kūlolo].
- Neal 119–2l.
- PPN niu.
2. vs., Spinning, whirling, dizzy.
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