Definition of po'ouli in US English:

po'ouli

noun

  • A Hawaiian honeyeater, Melamprosops phaeosoma, which was already very rare when it was first discovered on the island of Maui in 1973.

Origin

1970s. From Hawaiian po‘o uli from po‘o head + uli black.

Pronunciation

po'ouli

/ˌpəʊəʊˈuːli/