pulu

pulu
\\ˈpüˌlü\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Hawaiian, from pulu wet, soaked
: a soft elastic yellowish brown vegetable wool obtained in Hawaii from the young fronds of tree ferns of the genus Cibotium (especially C. menziesii) and formerly exported for mattress and pillow stuffing

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  • Pulu — is a silky material obtained from the fibers of the hapuokinau pulu ( Cibotium glaucum ), a tree fern of Hawaii. It is made of the brown hairs that cover the young fiddlehead as it uncoils. For a period in the 1800s, pulu was collected, dried,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Pulu — Pu lu, n. A vegetable substance consisting of soft, elastic, yellowish brown chaff, gathered in the Hawaiian Islands from the young fronds of free ferns of the genus {Cibotium}, chiefly {Cibotium Menziesii}; used for stuffing mattresses, cushions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pulu — /pooh looh/, n. a soft, elastic vegetable fiber of yellow brown hue obtained from the young fronds of Hawaiian tree ferns, used for mattress and pillow stuffing. Also called pulu fiber. [1825 35; < Hawaiian] * * * …   Universalium

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