mahoe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mahoe erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks
    • n mahoe 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
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mahoe (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mahoe A malvaceous tree or shrub, Hibiscus (Paritium) tiliaceus, common on tropical coasts. The inner bark has been much used for cordage.
    • n mahoe Sterculia Caribœa, a tall West Indian tree.
    • n mahoe Melicytus ramiflorus, a small New Zealand tree of the violet family, with small flowers in bundles on the branches.
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Usage

In literature:

Two columns marched on Mahoe-tahi from New Plymouth and Waitara respectively.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
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In news:

Fleming Arboretum at Pu'u Mahoe hosted a two-night camping trip for volunteers Boy Scout Troop 14 of Kula from Aug 10 to 12.
The Boy Scouts completed a service project to construct a 300-foot trail to expand native reforestation within Pu'u Mahoe 's cinder cone.
We racked our brains with words to describe Stephanie Mahoe 's butt and after much deliberation, we believe Soulja Boy said it best, "She got a donk.".
Mahoe , of Chicago, Ill. Is a fitness, bikini and glamour model and was also honored with the prestigious title of 2011 Maxim Hometown Hottie.
DAY ONE / You're staying at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, perched on white, sandy Maho Beach overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea.
The native apapane Hawaiian honeycreeper was recently spotted at Fleming Arboretum at Pu'u Mahoe in Ulupalakua for the first time in the arboretum 's 60-plus-year history.
The native apapane Hawaiian honeycreeper was recently spotted at Fleming Arboretum at Pu'u Mahoe in Ulupalakua for the first time in the arboretum's 60-plus-year history.
The Boy Scouts completed a service project to construct a 300-foot trail to expand native reforestation within Pu'u Mahoe's cinder cone.
The National Park Service and the Trust for Public Land announce the addition of 58 acres of biologically diverse lands in the Maho Bay area of Virgin Islands National Park.
A recent land purchase will help to protect the beach at Maho Bay.
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In science:

Univ. of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, pp. 323-364. Boos, M., Zorn, T., Koch, A., Le Maho, Y., Robin, J.P., 2000.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
PhD thesis, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, pp. 132. Criscuolo, F., Chastel, O., Grabielsen, G.W., Lacroix, A., Le Maho, Y., 2002.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
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