paukū/ pau.kū /
1. nvs., Section, link, piece; stanza, verse, as in the Bible; canto; article, as of law; paragraph; to section off, cut in sections, slice in sections; to make a lei with sections of different colors, as feathers, or roses and begonias; land section smaller than a moʻo (Thrum's Annual, 1925, p. 68); a unit of measurement; a squad (military; see mokuna); jointed, linked.
- E paukū ana nō ka hala me ka lehua (PH 27), pandanus and lehua sections being made into a lei.
2. n., Root of the kāʻeʻe vine, used medicinally.
3. Same as ʻōpū ʻōhao, a disease.
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