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An elaborate Hawaiian feast featuring traditional foods and entertainment.
[Hawaiian lū'au, young taro tops, feast (at which taro tops are served).]
1. (Cookery) a feast of Hawaiian food
2. (Cookery) a dish of taro leaves usually prepared with coconut cream and octopus or chicken
[from Hawaiian lu'au]
n., pl. -aus.
an outdoor feast of Hawaiian food, usu. with entertainment.
[1835–45; < Hawaiian lū‘au]
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