eucalyptus tree

noun
a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
Syn: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt
Hypernyms: ↑gum tree, ↑gum
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Eucalyptus
Substance Meronyms: ↑eucalyptus

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  • eucalyptus tree — /jukəˈlɪptəs tri/ (say yoohkuh liptuhs tree) noun any member of the myrtaceous genus Eucalyptus, including many tall trees, native to the Australian region and cultivated elsewhere, many yielding valuable timber and some an oil used in medicine… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eucalyptus — Eu ca*lyp tus, n. [NL., from Gr. e y^ well, good + ? covered. The buds of Eucalyptus have a hemispherical or conical covering, which falls off at anthesis.] (Bot.) A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eucalyptus Globulus — Eucalyptus Eu ca*lyp tus, n. [NL., from Gr. e y^ well, good + ? covered. The buds of Eucalyptus have a hemispherical or conical covering, which falls off at anthesis.] (Bot.) A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eucalyptus patens — taxobox name = Eucalyptus patens regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae genus = Eucalyptus species = E. patens binomial = Eucalyptus patens binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Eucalyptus marginata — taxobox name = Jarrah regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae genus = Eucalyptus species = E. marginata binomial = Eucalyptus marginata binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Eucalyptus deanei — Mountain Blue Gum giant Eucalyptus deanei, near Woodford in Blue Mountains National Park, Australia Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Eucalyptus camaldulensis — noun somewhat crooked red gum tree growing chiefly along rivers; has durable reddish lumber used in heavy construction • Syn: ↑river red gum, ↑river gum, ↑Eucalyptus rostrata • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eucalyptus rostrata — noun somewhat crooked red gum tree growing chiefly along rivers; has durable reddish lumber used in heavy construction • Syn: ↑river red gum, ↑river gum, ↑Eucalyptus camaldulensis • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eucalyptus coriacea — noun small to medium sized tree of Australia and Tasmania having smooth white to light grey bark shedding in patches or strips • Syn: ↑snow gum, ↑ghost gum, ↑white ash, ↑Eucalyptus pauciflora • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eucalyptus globulus — noun tall fast growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish • Syn: ↑blue gum, ↑fever tree • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree …   Useful english dictionary

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