kik (noun) Protoplanet, i.e. a planet in the process of forming through accretion. Ma ka mūʻumehia ʻana o nā maulele lewa lipo e kino mai ai ke akahōkūhele. A protoplanet forms through the accretion of planetesimals. Lit., embryonic essence of a planet.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press