Eucalyptus

(Gum Tree, Iron Bark, Ironbark) This group consists of more than 400, quick-growing, tender, evergreen trees and some shrubs native to Tasmania and Australia. These unique trees can grow to giganticproportions; some species can reach heights over 400 feet in their native habitats and up to 200 feet in California. Eucalyptus trees, also popularly kn...
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eucalyptus

[n] - wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber 2. [n] - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
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Eucalyptus

Eu`ca·lyp'tus noun [ New Latin , from GR. ... well, good + ... covered. The buds of Eucalyptus have a hemispherical or conical covering, which falls off at anthesis.] (Botany) A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or two species exceeding...
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eucalyptus

<botany> A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or two species exceeding the height even of the California Sequoia. ... They have rigid, entire leaves with one edge turned toward the zenith. most of them secrete resinous gums, whence they called gum trees, and their timber is of great value...
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eucalyptus

eucalypt noun a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
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Eucalyptus

• (n.) A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or two species exceeding the height even of the California Sequoia.
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Eucalyptus

large genus of mostly very large trees, of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae), native to Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, and nearby islands. More than ... [17 related articles]
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eucalyptus

eucalyptus (s), eucalypti (pl)
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eucalyptus

Type: Term Pronunciation: yū′kă-lip′tŭs Definitions: 1. The dried leaves of Eucalyptus globulus (family Myrtaceae), the blue gum or Australian fever tree.
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Eucalyptus

[Muni] Eucalyptus is a station on the San Francisco Municipal Railway light rail network`s M Ocean View line. It is located in the Merced Manor neighborhood. It is one of the few stops that are located along a special rail-only right of way, as the M train cuts through a small designated path to avoid several crowded intersections where Slo...
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Eucalyptus

[software] Eucalyptus is a free and open-source computer software for building Amazon Web Services (AWS)-compatible private and hybrid cloud computing environments marketed by the company Eucalyptus Systems. Eucalyptus is the acronym for Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs To Useful Systems. Eucalyptus enables p...
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Eucalyptus

[disambiguation] Eucalyptus (From Greek, ευκάλυπτος meaning `well covered` referring to the flower bud) is a diverse genus of flowering trees in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. Eucalyptus may also refer to: ...
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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a genus of trees mostly native to Australia where they are called the gum tree from the gum which exudes from their trunks; individual species are known as 'stringy bark', 'iron bark', karri, jarrah, etc. They are members of the natural order Myrtaceae, and are remarkable for their gigantic size, some of them attaining the height of 1...
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eucalyptus

eucalyptus (yOO"kulip'tus) : see myrtle.
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eucalyptus

Any tree of a group belonging to the myrtle family, native to Australia, where they are commonly known as gumtrees. About 90% of Australian timber belongs to the eucalyptus genus, which contains about 500 species. The trees have dark hardwood timber which is used for heavy construction work such as railway and bridge building. They are mostly t...
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eucalyptus

A type of evergreen tree that is a member of the myrtle family. Oil from the leaves is used in very small amounts in mouthwash and in medicines and candy used to treat and soothe sore throats and coughs. It has also been used in some cultures to treat many other medical problems. The scientific name is Eucalyptus globulus.
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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is one of three similar genera that are commonly referred to as `eucalypts`, the others being Corymbia and Angophora. Many species, but far from all, are known as gum trees because they exude copious sap from any break in the bark (e.g., scribbly gum). The generic name is derived from the Greek words ευ (eu) `well` and κάλυπ
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