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/ pale.wā.wae / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., The joyweed (Alternanthera amoena 🌐), a small herb from Brazil, used as a low border for paths and flower beds. It has red, branching stems and variegated red, green, and yellow, small oval leaves.

  • References:
    • Neal 334.

2. Small, fan-shaped brown seaweeds (two species of Padina 🌐 [P. commersonii, light-brown, and P. vickersiae, larger, darker-brown]), common on the reef, each fan more or less split and curled. Not eaten.

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/ PA-LE-WA-WAE / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., Pale and wawae, leg. Greaves; defensive armor for the legs. Isa. 9:4.

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/ pā'-lē-wă'-wă'e / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., [Pale, covering; wawae, leg, foot.] Covering for the leg.

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