eucalyptus eucalyptus  /ˌ ju kə ˈlɪp təs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber
  2. (n) a tree of the genus Eucalyptus

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Usage(s):

  1. The grisly news of the eucalyptus grove quickly spread through a land which had learned to expect an eye for an eye.
  2. I'm guessing that at most places the sauna smells sweetly of cedar, eucalyptus and alcohol from the fruity drinks at the bachelorette party the night before.
  3. Uday's former palace, al-Abit, was on a pond surrounded by pine and eucalyptus trees inside the presidential compound; peacocks and gazelles roamed the grounds.

News

  1. Vashon Island Garden Tour: Rocks, pizza, gum trees

    Three towering eucalyptus trees grace the entry to Linda Weiss’ Vashon garden, offering delicate shade and dropping their aromatic leaves all over the blue-gray gravel just in time for the annual Vashon Island Garden Tour this weekend. But Weiss doesn’t mind. Raking up the leaves is a small part of what is a pretty low-maintenance garden, one that takes inspiration from sunnier places such as ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Tacoma News Tribune

  2. A Summer Must-Have! Action Wipes, the Natural Full-Body Wet Wipe for People on the Move

    Action Wipes is the "must-have" no rinse full body wipe for active individuals. Made with select plant-derived ingredients including Tea Tree and Eucalyptus oils, Action Wipes leave the skin feeling clean and refreshed, and are naturally antibacterial and antifungal.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "The Hallet 3 cluster of 32 turbines planned for the Mt Bryan area is only 20 metres from possibly the oldest tree in South Australia," Ms Kanck said. "The eucalyptus bicostata is a form of blue-gum that is unique to SA. The wind farm also...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Sandra Kanck Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "Masi wants to hug a wombat but I'd love to hold a koala. They sleep 22 hours a day, eat eucalyptus leaves and just hang out. I want to spend some time with that guy," Ventimiglia said.
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Milo Ventimiglia Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "It's hot, it's dry and people had eucalyptus near their homes," Issa said, referring to the combustible plant.
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Darrell Issa Source: The Hill

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