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a garland of flowers worn around the neck
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lei 1(lā, lā′ē)
n. pl. leis or lei
A wreath of flowers or other objects such as shells, nuts, and feathers, worn especially around the neck.
Plural of leu.
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(in Hawaii) a garland of flowers, worn around the neck
(Currencies) the plural of leu
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lei1(leɪ, ˈleɪ i)
n., pl. leis.
(in Hawaii) a wreath of flowers, leaves, etc., worn around the neck.
[1835–45; < Hawaiian]
pl. of leu.
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A Hawaiian word for a garland of flowers worn around the neck.
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|Noun||1.||lei - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes|
crown - a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
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