Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus tree leaves background close up

Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From French eucalyptus.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪptəs
  • IPA(key): /ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs/

Noun

eucalyptus (plural eucalypti or eucalyptuses)

  1. Any of many trees, of genus Eucalyptus, native mainly to Australia.
    Synonyms: gum tree, eucalypt
    Hyponyms: gum, mallee, stringybark, ironbark, blackbutt, yate, yellow box
  2. A greenish colour, like that of a eucalyptus leaves.

Hyponyms

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