Origin: Haw < Proto-Polynesian *toa, tree
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- An acacia (Acacia koa) native to Hawaii having flowers arranged in axillary racemes and small sickle-shaped leaves.
- The light-to-dark brown or reddish wood of this tree, used for furniture, crafts, cabinetry, and musical instruments.
Origin: Hawaiian, from Proto-Polynesian *to'a, ironwood tree.