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kur·ra·jong

 (kûr′ə-jông′, -jŏng′, kŭr′-)
n.
Any of several Australian trees of the genus Brachychiton, especially B. populneus, having yellowish or reddish flowers and woody seed pods, and often planted as an ornamental.

[Dharuk garrajuŋ, fishing line made from the bark of the tree.]

kurrajong

(ˈkʌrəˌdʒɒŋ) or

currajong

n
(Plants) any of various Australian trees or shrubs, esp Brachychiton populneum, a sterculiaceous tree that yields a tough durable fibre
[C19: from a native Australian language]

kur•ra•jong

(ˈkɜr əˌdʒɒŋ)

n.
an Australian bottle tree, Brachychiton populneus, having showy yellowish-white, bell-shaped flowers, grown as an ornamental.
[1815–25; < Dharuk ga-ra-jun a fishing line, made from the bark of such trees]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kurrajong - widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained woodkurrajong - widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
bottle tree, bottle-tree - an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton