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hau' tree"



Pronunciation: (hou), [key]
a clambering tree, Hibiscus tileaceus, of tropical shores, having leathery, ovate leaves and yellow flowers that turn dark red as they fade, and yielding a fiber used as cordage. Also called mahoe, sea hibiscus.

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