ohia lehua
noun Etymology: Hawaiian 'ōhi'a-lehua Date: 1888 lehua

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  • ohia lehua — /oh hee euh/ lehua (def. 1). [1885 90; < Hawaiian ohi a lehua] * * * o|hi|a «oh HEE ah», noun, or ohia lehua, the lehua of Hawaii. ╂[< Hawaiian ōhi a] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ohia lehua — /oh hee euh/ lehua (def. 1). [1885 90; < Hawaiian ohi a lehua] * * * …   Universalium

  • ohia lehua — o•hi′a lehu′a [[t]oʊˈhi ə[/t]] n. pln lehua • Etymology: 1885–90; < Hawaiian ‘ōhi‘a lehua …   From formal English to slang

  • ohia-lehua — noun see ohia 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ohia — ōˈhēə noun ( s) Etymology: Hawaiian ōhi a 1. or ohia lehua  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ [ohia lehua from Hawaiian ōhi a lehua, from ōhi a + lehua fruit of the lehua tree] …   Useful english dictionary

  • lehua — /lay hooh ah/, n. 1. Also called ohia lehua. a tree, Metrosideros villosa, of the Hawaiian islands, yielding a hard wood. 2. the bright red, corymbose flower of this tree. [1885 90; < Hawaiian] * * * …   Universalium

  • ohia — noun Etymology: Hawaiian ōhi a Date: 1824 lehua …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Metrosideros polymorpha — ʻŌhiʻa lehua ʻŌhiʻa lehua flowers Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • ohialehua — o·hi·a le·hu·a (ō hēʹə lā ho͞oʹə) n. Any of several evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus Metrosideros of Hawaii and other Pacific islands, especially M. collina or M. polymorpha, having showy red flowers.   [Hawaiian ōhi a lehua: ōhi a, ohia… …   Universalium

  • Mauna Loa — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mauna. Mauna Loa Vue du Mauna Loa enneigé. Géographie Al …   Wikipédia en Français

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