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Definition of the noun aalii
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noun - plural: aaliis
- a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood
Alternative definition of the noun aalii
- A bushy garden shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Hawaii, Australia, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage.
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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 ...
The 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.
The 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 ...
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 ...
aalii(ii'fi.-lé'é), 1:. [Hawaiian; < aa (= Maori ...
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« ...
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.
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.
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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- Aalii at Night - Haleakala
A fine Aalii (Dodonaea viscosa) near the 8500 ft. grove.
Many of the aalii at Haleakala have small, narrow, upright leaves.
This particular one had deep maroon fruit with wavy margins.
Photo credit: Forest & Kim
- Trailside Aalii - Haleakala National Park
A number of aalii plants occur along the trail near Holua Cabin, including this fine specimen with reddish fruit and narrow leaves.
Hiking out after a long day monitoring silverswords.
Photo credit: Forest & Kim
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