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ca·su·a·ri·na

(kăzh′o͞o-ə-rī′nə)
n.
Any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Casuarina native to Australia, Southeast Asia, and neighboring islands, having jointed needlelike branchlets, scalelike whorled leaves, and small fruits grouped in woody conelike structures. Also called Australian pine.

[New Latin Casuarīna, genus name, coined by German botanist Georg Eberhard Rumphius (1627-1702) after Dutch Kasuarisboom, casuarina (literally, "cassowary tree," from the resemblance of its drooping twigs to the feathers of the cassowary), from kasuaris, cassowary, from New Latin casuarius, from Malay kasuari; see cassowary.]

casuarina

(ˌkæsjʊəˈriːnə)
n
(Plants) any tree of the genus Casuarina, of Australia and the East Indies, having jointed leafless branchlets: family Casuarinaceae. See also beefwood, she-oak
[C19: from New Latin, from Malay kěsuari cassowary, referring to the resemblance of the branches to the feathers of the cassowary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.casuarina - any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood
genus Casuarina - genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales
she-oak - any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina
beefwood - any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina yielding heavy hard red wood used in cabinetwork
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
Translations
přesličník
kazuárfa
kasúarínatré
prasličník
deve kuşu ağacı

casuarina

(kӕʒuəˈriːnə) noun
a tall, feathery tree with drooping, jointed, green branches and scale-like leaves.
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000 arbustes chaque annee de Casuarina [beaucoup plus grand que].
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Although our company has gone through some major changes in the past year, the beautiful Almond Casuarina Beach all-inclusive resort can still be booked through tour operators as well as directly through our reservations office.
Following the closing, guests currently booked at the 395-room resort will be relocated to Almond Beach Club and/or Almond Casuarina Beach, both on Barbados.
Casuarina rooms are heritage guesthouse style rooms nestled amidst native gardens.