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noni Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., The Indian mulberry (Morinda citrifolia), a small tree or shrub in the coffee family, a native of Asia, Australia, and islands of the Pacific. Leaves are large, shiny, deep-veined. Many small flowers are borne on round heads, which become pale-yellow unpleasant-tasting fruits. Formerly Hawaiians obtained dyes and medicine from many parts of the tree.

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    • Neal 804.
    • See kōhi #1, pūhai.
    • PPN nonu, PCP nono, but Marquesan noni.

2. vs., Troubled, agitated, perplexed, confused.

3. Same as ʻānoni, to mix.

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4. nvi., Poor appetite, as of an invalid; to take food unwillingly.

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NO-NI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A shrub; the bark, and especially the root, is used in coloring; the fruit is large and heavy; he kaua hua noni kekahi, some fought with noni fruit (for weapons); the root colors red.

Noni (nō'-ni), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / nō'-ni /,

A small tree (Morinda citrifolia). The bark, and especially the root, is used in coloring; the fruit is large and heavy: he kaua hua noni kekahi, some fought with noni fruit (for weapons); the root colors red. (Noni is also the Tahitian name of the plant.)

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