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puʻupuʻu / puʻu.puʻu / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Reduplication of puʻu #1; full of protuberances, lumps; lumpy, piled in heaps; heaped up, swollen up.

  • Examples:
    • ʻA ʻā puʻupuʻu, water-worn gravel or stones.
    • Poi puʻupuʻu, lumpy poi, figuratively, an unsocial person.
    • Puʻupuʻu lei pali i ka ʻāʻī, an irregular or imperfect [literally, lumpy] lei is a cliff on the neck [a lei is beautiful when worn].
  • References:

2. Reduplication of puʻu #2; knuckles, joints; clenched fist, blow with the fist; pimply, full of blotches; skin eruptions, scurvy (Oihk. 21.20).

3. Reduplication of puʻu #9; knotty.

4. n., Eyes at a joint, as of sugar cane or kava.

5. n., Capital, as of a candlestick.

  • References:
    • Puk. 25.31

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puʻupuʻu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Nodule, as on a leguminous plant. Dic., ext. mng. See entries below.

puʻupuʻu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

Hānai puʻupuʻu. To serve underhand, in volleyball. Kuʻi puʻupuʻu. To spike with closed fist.

puupuu / PUU-PUU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. v., To break out into boils and blisters. See puu.

2. Hoopuupuu. To heap up; to pile up in heaps.

3. To be or become lumpy; not smoothly soft as good poi.

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puupuu / PUU-PUU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. s., A protuberance; a swelling; a joint. Anat. 18. See PUU, s.,

2. The pimples of the itch; the knuckles; the ankle bones. Laieik. 45. 47.

3. A knot of a tree; a hillock; a fist doubled up for fighting. Laieik. 47.

4. A bunch; a handful; a knop of a lamp or candlestick. Puk. 25:31.

5. A scurvy or scabby person. Oihk. 21:20.

6. Poi not well pounded; puupuu kaua, a warlike defense on a wall. Isa. 54:12. Puupuu koko, emerods. 1 Sam. 5:9. Ka puupuu a kona maka, the eye-ball (perhaps); ua hele ka puupuu a kona maka, aole ona eu ae.

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puupuu / PUU-PUU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., Full of blotches or pimples; rough with uneven places.

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puupuu / PUU-PUU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv., Roughly; unevenly; holo puupuu, to run over rough places.

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puupuu / pu'u-pu'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. adj., Full of blotches or pimples; rough with uneven places.

2. adj., Lumpy.

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puupuu / pu'u-pu'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

adv., Roughly; unevenly. Syn: Pupu, which is in more general use.

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puupuu / pu'u-pu'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., Pimple or pimples; scurfy appearance of the skin, as seen in the itch or scurvy.

2. n., A protuberance; a knot; a knuckle joint.

3. n., Little lumps.

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puupuu / pu'u-pu'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To be full of lumps; to be knotty.

2. v., To be pimpled.

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puupuu / pu'u-pu'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Puu, a swelling.]

1. v., To break out into boils and blisters.

2. v., To be heaped up; to be piled up in heaps.

3. v., To be or become lumpy; not smoothly soft as good poi.

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