Definitions for "Pahoehoe"
Keywords:  ropy, hawaiian, lava, ropey, basalt
A name given in Hawaii (formerly the Sandwich Islands) to lava having a relatively smooth or billowing surface, in distinction from the rough-surfaced lava, called aa.
(pah-ho-ay-ho-ay)...(n.)...smooth and sometimes shiny lava rock...slippery when wet or algae covered...cause of many banged shins while crossing stream...
A basaltic lava with a smooth, undulating surface.