amo amoamo

amoa,  s. a species of fern; there are two sorts, white and black, which are used as medicine for the navel string or infants when newly cut. [Dav : 485] (note)
amoa,  s. the name of a certain feast, when prayers were made, and certain ceremonies used, for the purpose of removing various restrictions in regard to the children of the chiefs and others, who, before the performance of the amoa, were reckoned sacred. [Dav : 486] (note)