Vocabulary list for

VOCAB GROUP: LĀʻAU text

  1. adapt

    change in order to be better suited to one’s environment

  2. adornments

    decorations; things that make something more beautiful

  3. climates

    the general weather conditions of an area

  4. endangered

    seriously at risk of becoming extinct

  5. endemic

    native to a certain area

  6. evolve

    to develop gradually into a more complex form

  7. extinct

    having no living members

  8. flitted

    moved swiftly and lightly

  9. flourish

    to grow in a healthy way

  10. habitat

    the natural home or environment of a living thing

  11. inhabitant

    a person or animal that lives in a place

  12. intruders

    something that enters uninvited and unwanted, often with ill intent

  13. invertebrates

    animals without backbones

  14. kāhili

    feather pole symbolizing royalty

  15. moisture

    wetness

  16. organisms

    creatures, living things

  17. predator

    an animal that preys on other animals

  18. regenerate

    regrow

  19. reverence

    to have great respect for someone or something

  20. sensors

    something that can detect

  21. species

    a group of living things that are of the same kind and that can exchange genes or mate with one another

  22. steroid

    a drug that improves strength and increases muscle

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