Definition of pulu in English:

pulu

noun

  • A soft brownish silky fibre obtained from several Hawaiian tree ferns, formerly used to stuff mattresses and cushions. Also (more fully "pulu fern", "pulu tree"): any of these tree ferns, especially Cibotium glaucum.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Hawaiian pulu soft glossy fibre obtained from tree ferns.

Pronunciation

pulu

/ˈpuːluː/