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humuhumunukunukuapuaa (plural humuhumunukunukuapuaas)
- Either of two species, Rhinecanthus aculeatus and Rhinecanthus rectangulus, of triggerfishes native to the reefs of Hawaii.
1933, Bill Cogswell, Tommy Harrison and Johnny Noble (music), “My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua, Hawaii” (song):
- I want to go back to my little grass shack in Kealakekua, Hawaii / Where the humuhumunukunukuapua'a goes swimming by
either of two species of triggerfish