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eu·ca·lyp·tus

 (yo͞o′kə-lĭp′təs) also eu·ca·lypt (yo͞o′kə-lĭpt′)
n. pl. eu·ca·lyp·tus·es or eu·ca·lyp·ti (-tī′) also eu·ca·lypts
Any of numerous trees of the genus Eucalyptus, native chiefly to Australia and widely planted worldwide, having aromatic leaves and valued as a source of oil, gum, and wood.

[New Latin Eucalyptus, genus name : Greek eu-, eu- + Greek kaluptos, covered (from kaluptein, to cover; see kel- in Indo-European roots).]
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eucalyptus

(ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs) or

eucalypt

n, pl -lyptuses, -lypti (-ˈlɪptaɪ) or -lypts
(Plants) any myrtaceous tree of the mostly Australian genus Eucalyptus, such as the blue gum and ironbark, widely cultivated for the medicinal oil in their leaves (eucalyptus oil), timber, and ornament
[C19: New Latin, from eu- + Greek kaluptos covered, from kaluptein to cover, hide]
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eu•ca•lyp•tus

(ˌyu kəˈlɪp təs)

n., pl. -ti (-tī), -tus•es.
any tree of the genus Eucalyptus, of the myrtle family, native to Australia and adjacent islands, having aromatic evergreen leaves.
[1800–10; < New Latin < Greek eu- eu- + kalyptós covered, wrapped]
eu`ca•lyp′tic, adj.
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eu·ca·lyp·tus

(yo͞o′kə-lĭp′təs)
Any of numerous tall trees that are native to Australia. Eucalyptus trees have wood valued as timber and aromatic leaves containing an oil used in medicinal preparations.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eucalyptus - wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timbereucalyptus - wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptuseucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus  
gum tree, gum - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
genus Eucalyptus - tall trees native to the Australian region; source of timber and medicinal oils from the aromatic leaves
eucalyptus - wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber
flooded gum - any of several Australian gum trees growing on moist or alluvial soil
mallee - any of several low-growing Australian eucalypts
stringybark - any of several Australian eucalypts having fibrous inner bark
smoothbark - any of several Australian eucalypts having the bark smooth except at or near the base of the trunk
Eucalyptus calophylla, marri, red gum - very large red gum tree
Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus rostrata, river gum, river red gum - somewhat crooked red gum tree growing chiefly along rivers; has durable reddish lumber used in heavy construction
Eucalyptus camphora, mountain swamp gum - medium-sized swamp gum of New South Wales and Victoria
Eucalyptus coriacea, Eucalyptus pauciflora, ghost gum, snow gum, white ash - small to medium-sized tree of Australia and Tasmania having smooth white to light-grey bark shedding in patches or strips
alpine ash, Eucalyptus delegatensis, mountain oak - tall timber tree with hard heavy pinkish or light brown wood
Eucalyptus fraxinoides, white mountain ash - large tree with dark compact bark on lower trunk but smooth and white above; yields lumber similar to that of European or American ashes
blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus, fever tree - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
Eucalypt ovata, swamp gum - medium-sized tree of southern Australia
Eucalyptus maculata, spotted gum - large gum tree with mottled bark
Eucalyptus citriodora, Eucalyptus maculata citriodora, lemon-scented gum - similar to but smaller than the spotted gum and having lemon-scented leaves
Eucalyptus regnans, mountain ash - tree having wood similar to the alpine ash; tallest tree in Australia and tallest hardwood in the world
Eucalyptus viminalis, manna gum - tall tree yielding a false manna
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Translations
أوكاليبتوس، كينا
eukalyptus
eukalyptus
eucalyptuseucalypte
eukaliptusz
tröllatré
eucalyptus
eukaliptas
eikalipts
eukalyptus
evkaliptus
okaliptüs

eucalyptus

[ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs] N (eucalyptuses or eucalypti (pl)) [ˌjuːkəˈlɪptaɪ] (= tree) → eucalipto m; (= oil) → esencia f de eucalipto
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eucalyptus

[ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs] neucalyptus m
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eucalyptus

nEukalyptus m; eucalyptus (oil)Eukalyptusöl nt
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eucalyptus

[ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs] neucalipto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

eucalyptus

(juːkəˈliptəs) plurals ˌeucaˈlyptuses ~ˌeucaˈlypti (-tai)
– a type of large Australian evergreen tree, giving timber, gum and an oil that is used in the treatment of colds.
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eu·ca·lyp·tus

n. eucalipto; planta productora de aceites antisepticos y larcidos antisépticos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

eucalyptus

n (bot) eucalipto
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Number Plant (1) Eucalyptus acmenoides (2) Eucalyptus benthamii (3) Eucalyptus bosistoana (4) Eucalyptus botryoides (5) Eucalyptus eximia (6) Eucalyptus globoidea (7) Eucalyptus gummifera (8) Eucalyptus maculata (9) Eucalyptus notabilis (10) Eucalyptus paniculata (11) Eucalyptus pilularis (12) Eucalyptus punctata (13) Eucalyptus resinifera (14) Eucalyptus saligna (15) Eucalyptus smithii (16) Eucalyptus umbra (17) Eucalyptus viminalis Number APNI name Family (1) Eucalyptus acmenoides Schauer Myrtaceae (2) Eucalyptus benthamii Maiden & Cambage Myrtaceae (3) Eucalyptus bosistoana F.
Foram testadas dez especies de eucalipto que eram utilizadas para avaliar a adaptacao ao Sul do Rio Grande do Sul, visando a producao de celulose, sendo: Eucalyptus badjensis, Eucalyptus benthamii, Eucalyptus bicostata, Eucalyptus dorrigoensis, Eucalyptus dunnii, Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus saligna, Eucalyptus smithii e Eucalyptus viminallis.