Definition of opihi in English:

opihi

noun

  • In Hawaii: any of several limpets, especially Cellana exarata, used as food. Also (more fully "opihi shell"): the shallow shell of this.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isabella Bird (1831–1904), traveller. From Hawaiian ʽopihi.

Pronunciation

opihi

/əʊˈpiːhi/