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Definition of "kukui" []

  • Aleurites moluccana, the candlenut tree. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kukui" in a sentence
  • "The yearly produce of this oil in the Sandwich Isles, where it is called kukui oil, is about 10,000 gallons."
  • "They grow on a beautiful tree called "kukui," or candle-nut tree."
  • "Prince Akuli shot an apprehensive glance sideward to where, under the shade of a kukui tree, an old wahine (Hawaiian woman) was just settling herself to begin on some work in hand."