noun Etymology: French maho, from Taino Date: 1756 either of two tropical hibiscus trees (Hibiscus elatus and H. tiliaceus)

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  • Māhoe — Laub von Māhoe (Melicytus ramiflorus) Systematik Rosiden Eurosiden I Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mahoe — bezeichnet zwei verschiedene Pflanzen: die in Jamaika heimische Hibiscus Art Hibiscus elatus einen Baum in Neuseeland, Melicytus ramiflorus (māori: Māhoe) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort b …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mahoe — may refer to: ʻAlaʻalahua (Alectryon macrococcus), a species of tree in the soapberry family that is endemic to Hawaiʻi Melicytus ramiflorus, a species of tree in the violet family that is endemic to New Zealand Blue Mahoe (Talipariti elatum), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahoe — Ma hoe, n. (Bot.) A name given to several malvaceous trees (species of {Hibiscus}, {Ochroma}, etc.), and to their strong fibrous inner bark, which is used for strings and cordage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mahoe — liepinis vilnūtras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis augalas (Talipariti tiliaceum), paplitęs atogrąžose. atitikmenys: lot. Talipariti tiliaceum angl. cottontree; Hawaiian tree hibiscus; linden… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mahoe — niežulinė sterkulija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sterkulijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Sterculia pruriens), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sterculia pruriens angl. grand mahot; maho; mahoe šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mahoe — noun 1. shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament • Syn: ↑majagua, ↑mahagua, ↑balibago, ↑purau, ↑Hibiscus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mahoe — Puede referirse a: El nombre común de la planta Abelmoschus esculentus que se usa como verdura. El nombre común que se le da al árbol de Nueva Zelanda Melicytus ramiflorus,. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • mahoe — /meuh hoh /, n. 1. See hau tree. 2. a tropical American tree, Hibiscus elatus, of the mallow family, having wood used for cabinetwork and gunstocks. 3. a tree, Melicytus ramiflora, of the violet family, native to New Zealand and other Pacific… …   Universalium

  • mahoe — noun Any of a number of different trees, usually found around the tropics …   Wiktionary

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