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mal·lee

 (măl′ē)
n.
1. Any of various shrubby, multiple-stemmed eucalyptuses found in semi-arid areas of southern Australia.
2. A thicket of these plants or a region where they predominate.

[Probably Wemba-wemba (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) mali.]

mallee

(ˈmæliː)
n
1. (Animals) any of several low shrubby eucalyptus trees that flourish in desert regions of Australia
2. (Physical Geography) the mallee informal Austral another name for the bush14
3. (Plants) See mallee root
[C19: native Australian name]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mallee - any of several low-growing Australian eucalyptsmallee - any of several low-growing Australian eucalypts
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
black mallee, black sally, Eucalytus stellulata, black gum - a small mallee with rough dark-colored bark toward the butt; yields a red eucalyptus kino gum
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