Koa meaning

kōə
A tree (Acacia koa) in the pea family, native to Hawaii, having flowers arranged in axillary racemes and small sickle-shaped leaves.
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The light-to-dark brown or reddish wood of this tree, used for furniture, crafts, cabinetry, and musical instruments.
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A Hawaiian acacia tree (Acacia koa) valued for its wood, used in building and cabinetmaking, and its bark, used in tanning.
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Acacia koa, a species of large tree in the family Fabaceae which is endemic to and common on the islands of Hawaii; or the wood of this tree.
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Origin of koa

  • Hawaiian from Proto-Polynesian to'a ironwood tree

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hawaiian koa.

    From Wiktionary