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waratah

(ˌwɒrəˈtɑː; ˈwɒrətɑː)
n
(Plants) Austral a proteaceous shrub, Telopea speciosissima, the floral emblem of New South Wales, having dark green leaves and large clusters of crimson flowers
[from a native Australian language]
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Noun1.waratah - straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemeswaratah - straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemes
genus Telopea, Telopea - Australian evergreen shrubs: waratahs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.waratah - tall shrub of eastern Australia having oblanceolate to obovate leaves and red flowers in compact racemeswaratah - tall shrub of eastern Australia having oblanceolate to obovate leaves and red flowers in compact racemes
genus Telopea, Telopea - Australian evergreen shrubs: waratahs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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