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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores.

Usage examples (13)
  • Max burst into a fit of laughter, when following the direction of his eye, we looked up, and espied an enormous parrot perched upon a purau branch, directly over our...
  • They heard the noise of the dried purau-leaves as they were placed on the grass.
  • On the bushes huge nets were drying, and canoes were drawn up into the purau and pandanus clumps.
  • Cook has a pillar, with a plate of commemoration, in a grove of purau-trees, cocoanuts, pandanus, and the red oleander; for more
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