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pahoehoe

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pahoehoe

  1. A form of lava flow of basaltic rock, usually dark-colored with a smooth or ropey surface. It is one of two chief forms of lava flow emitted from volcanoes of the Hawaiian type, the other form being aa.
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    • 1859 - R. C. Haskell in American journal of science and arts, series XXVIII
      We...saw "pahoihoi" or solid lava forming, and also "aa" or clinkers.

8 letters in word "pahoehoe": A E E H H O O P.

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