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A eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus marginata) of Australia, valued commercially for its hard red-brown wood.

[Nyungar (Pama-Nyungan language of southwest Australia) jarily.]


(Plants) a widely planted Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus marginata, that yields a valuable timber
[from a native Australian language]


(ˈdʒær ə)

1. a hardwood tree, Eucalyptus marginata, of W Australia.
2. the wood of this tree.
[1865–70; < Nyungar (Australian Aboriginal language of SW Western Australia) jaril]
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He spent the afternoon shaping a swagger-stick from the branch of jarrah and talking with Miss La Rue, who had sufficiently unbent toward him to notice his existence.
That night they camped upon a rocky plateau which was sparsely wooded with jarrah, and here once again they were visited by the weird, nocturnal apparition that had already filled them with a nameless terror.
Beneath a jarrah tree on the stony plateau on the northern edge of the Sto-lu country in the land that Time forgot, he lies in a lonely grave marked by a rough headstone.
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Joining the Future youth in remembrance of their beloved Prime Minister, MP Bahia Hariri and Tele-Communications Minister Jamal Jarrah vowed to pursue the march of the late Martyr PM, alongside Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Telecoms Minister Jamal Jarrah recently filed charges "which were based on false information given to the minister," Kreidieh said following the session Monday.
JERUSALEM, September 9, 2017 (WAFA) - The European Union (EU) Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah strongly condemned in a statement on Friday the Israeli eviction of a Palestinian family from its home in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah.
Israel has targeted Sheikh Jarrah because it is close to the nearby Hebrew University on Mount Scopus.
Telecom Minister Jamal Jarrah said that the new price for a 4 megabit per second, unlimited DSL package is LL90,000 ($60) reports Lebanese daily, The Daily Star .
Brave five-year-old Jarrah Folkman suffers from quadriplegic cerebral palsy, a permanent, life-long condition which means he has no control of his muscles from the neck down.
Rami Jarrah told the AP late Thursday via online messaging that he was detained while applying for a residence permit in Gaziantep.
A popular and well regarded species of eucalyptus from Western Australia, jarrah has long been a favorite because of its strength, hardness, durability and pleasing red tone.