Pronunciation: (mu-hō'), [key]
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 islands, having greenish flowers and blue berries.
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