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1. Same as pilipili; tenacious. Lepo pipili, sticky earth. Pipili me nā hoa lapuwale, associating with worthless companions. hoʻo.pipili Same as hoʻopili-pili; to paste, glue, stick. Mea hoʻopipili, paste. (PNP pipili.)

2. n. Drymaria (Drymaria cordata), a slender, weedy herb, with rounded leaves, tiny flowers, and tiny one-seeded dry fruits with sticky stems, which catch on passersby. It is a tropical shade-dwelling plant. (Neal 345.) Also pilipili.

3. Same as ʻihi kūkae hipa, kūkae hipa, a weed.

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v. See PILI. To stick fast to, as with pitch; to cleave to. Kanl. 13:18.

2. To adhere to one, as a friend; to fasten; to adhere to, as the tongue to the roof of the mouth, i.e., to be speechless. Hal. 137:5.

3. To be joined or united with; to belong to.

Pipili (pī-pī'-li), n.

Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Adherence for what can be acquired.

2. A follower for gain.

3. A begging repeatedly; if one obtains to go again, like a fly when brushed away it returns again: ike nei poe kanaka i ka pipili o nei kanaka i ko lakou nei kumu.

4. Any adhesive substance.

Pipili (pī-pī'-li), v.

Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pili, to adhere.]

1. To stick fast to, as with pitch; to cleave to.

2. To adhere to one. as a friend: to fasten; to adhere to, as the tongue to the roof of the mouth, that is, to be speechless.

3. To be joined or united with; to belong to.

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