aalii

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Etymology[edit]

From Hawaiian ʻaʻaliʻi (name of any of the Dodonaea hardwood shrubs)

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aalii (plural aaliis)

  1. A bushy small tree, Dodonaea viscosa, native to Hawaii, Australia, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky leaves and dark wood.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Urdang, Laurence, (1984)
  2. ^ Morris, William, (1971)
  • Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 1
  • William Morris (editor), The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (1971 [1969]; American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.; ISBN 0-395-09066-0), page 1