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Definition of the noun aalii

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noun - plural: aaliis

  1. a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
    • member of: Dodonaea / genus Dodonaea = a genus of tropical shrub or tree

Alternative definition of the noun aalii

noun

  1. A bushy garden shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Hawaii, Australia, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

aalii (ā'ā-lé'é), n. . [Hawaiian; © aa (= Maori aka, etc.), roots, + lii (= Maori riki), small.] In Hawaii, a small tree, Dodonaea viscosa, 12 to 25 feet high. It is one of the commonest trees of that region and is found on all the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

aalii (ā'ā-lé'é), n. [Hawaiian; © aa (= Maori aka, etc.), roots, + lii (= Maori riki), small.] In Hawaii, a small tree, Dodonaea viscosa, 12 to 25 feet high . It is one of the commonest trees of that region and is found on all the islands.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

aalii (ā'ā-lé'é), n. [Hawaiian; © aa (= Maori aka, etc.), roots, + lii (= Maori riki), small.] In Hawaii, a small tree, Dodonaea viscosa, 12 to 25 feet high. It is one of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

aalii (a'ii-le'e), n. [Hawaiian; < aa (= Maori oka, etc.), roots, + Hi (= Maori riki), small.] In Hawaii, a small tree, Dodonteaviscosa, 12 to 25 feet high. It is one of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

aalii(ii'fi.-lé'é), 1:. [Hawaiian; < aa (= Maori ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

became acquainted with h, aalii " not known in Greece until about 1431 r«n* fore the birth of Christ. About ac yew f* this, it was so scarce, that all the weapaM** Grecians, at the siege of Troy, were s** alloys of copper, and iron seems to ba« ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Charles Morris

aalii. l5. " th—Ildll (tw as t a.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1884)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

crista- aalii. See RHINANTHUS. Yellow-rocket (yel'16-rok-et), n. A British plant of the genus Barbarea, the B. vulgaris, called also Bitter W'tntcr-crcss. See Winter -cress. YellOW-rOOt (yel'16- riit), n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

long fibrous roots: see *aalii.] A climbing epiphyte of the myrtle family, Metrosideros scandens. It ''' envelops the tree on which it grows, which ultimately dies, the wood decaying. The epiphyte remaining forms a ...

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