Meaning of mauna loa

mau•na lo•a

Pronunciation: (mou'nu lō'u, mô'nu), [key]
  1. a vine, Canavalia microcarpa, of the legume family, naturalized in Hawaii, having pink or lavender flowers used to make leis.

Mau•na Lo•a

Pronunciation: (mou'nu lō'u, mô'nu), [key]
  1. an active volcano on the island of Hawaii. 13,680 ft. (4170 m).
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