puapua/ pua.pua /
1. n., Tail feathers, as of a cock; rump, as of a chicken; streamer; coattails; this word is used as a means of avoiding answering questions: Aia ʻoia i hea? Aia i ka puapua. Where is he? Gone to get tail feathers.
2. Reduplication of pua #2.
- PCP puapua.
3. n., Spike in the back of sphinx moths.
4. Same as pupua #3.
5. n., A variety of banana.
6. Same as ʻāpua #2, fishhook shank.
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