Manuka

Romantic spring background of beautiful Australian native white tea tree flowers. Leptospermum cultivar called cherish
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Manuka (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Maori mānuka.

Noun

manuka (countable and uncountable, plural manukas)

  1. Leptospermum scoparium, a shrub or small tree native to New Zealand and southeast Australia.
    • 1912, Katherine Mansfield, The Woman at the Store, from "Selected Short Stories"
      There was nothing to be seen but wave after wave of tussock grass - patched with purple orchids and manuka bushes covered with thick spider webs.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of this plant.

Synonyms

  • Leptospermum scoparium
  • tea tree

Derived terms

  • manuka honey

Translations

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