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palaholo

/ pala.holo / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. n., Rolled-up frond of the ʻamaʻu fern; paste made of sap from the fronds, used in welding strips of tapa together. Tapa made with old torn pieces added to new pieces was also called palaholo (For. 5:641).

2. Same as palahuki.

Nā LepiliTags: tapa

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kikino Gel. Dic., new mng. Cf. ʻūnina. Palaholo lauoho. Hair gel, Dep. Palaholo silaka g. Silica gel g, i.e. a powder used as the sorbent layer in thin-layer chromatography (pronounced palaholo silaka gā).

s. Pala and holo for hee, to flow. Paste made from the fern called amaumau; the paste was used in pasting kapas.

2. The name of a plant.

Palaholo (pă'-lā-hō'-lo), n.

/ pă'-lā-hō'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pala, soft, and holo, to flow.]

1. Paste or dye made from the fern called amaumau; used in pasting and dyeing tapa.

2. A variety of fern.

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