awapuhi kuahiwi


awapuhi kuahiwi
n. exotic Hawaiian medicinal plant with underground stems that are shaped like a knob and when cut they have a nice spicy smell like the ginger

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ginger —    Awapuhi (for various kinds, see Haw. Eng. entry and entries that follow it), kāhili, amomo, kinika.    ♦ Slimy liquid in blossoms of awapuhi kuahiwi, kikī …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • medicine —   Lā au, lā au lapa au, wai lā au, hālalo.   Various kinds of medicine: apu, lā au hānō, lā au moe, lā au ho omoe, lā au ho ohiamoe, lā au ho onahā, lā au ho opā, lā au ho opi i, lā au ho opi ipi i, lā au ho opūhi u, hālalo po i, aikūpele, ehu,… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary


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