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poi n : Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment

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Noun

  1. A national food of the Hawaiians, made by baking and pounding the kalo (or taro) root, and reducing it to a thin paste, which is allowed to ferment.
  2. A pair of roughly arm-length chains with loop handles attached to one end and bundle of wicking material on the other used in fire dancing (fire spinning). Poi used for practice may also consist of a fabric streamer with a light weight, such as a beanbag, at the leading edge.

Italian

Etymology

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Adverb

poi

Noun

il poi m inv
  1. The future

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poi in German: POI
poi in Esperanto: POI
poi in Italian: POI
poi in Korean: Poi
poi in Dutch: Poi
poi in Japanese: POI
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