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1. n., Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo 🌐).

  • Literally, swollen swelling.
  • Examples:
    • Wahine hulu pelehū, turkey-feathered woman [said of women with mercenary interest in white men; the call of turkey hens (pelehū) is pōkeokeo, cluck, cluck, which also means prosperous].

2. Same as pele #3.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna birds epithets onomatopoeia

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