pelehū/ pele.hū /
1. n., Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo 🌐).
- Literally, swollen swelling.
- 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.
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