Manuka

Romantico sfondo primaverile di bellissimi fiori bianchi dell'albero del tè nativo dell'Australia. Cultivar di Leptospermum chiamata cherish
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

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