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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.]
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(Plants) a widely planted Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus marginata, that yields a valuable timber
[from a native Australian language]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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