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Definition of "lehua" [lehua]

  • A native name for a myrtaceous tree, Melrosideros polymorpha, found in the Hawaiian, Marquesas, Society, Samoan, Fiji, and Kermadec islands. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "lehua" in a sentence
  • "I looked through a screen of banana and lehua trees, and down across the guava scrub to the quiet sea a thousand feet beneath."
  • "Still following with glee, haaheo hihi lehua of the valley."
  • "Koa (Acacia spp.) and ‘Ohi’a lehua (Metrosideros spp.) are common dominant canopy tree species."