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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Plural of: Any of numerous often tall trees belonging to a certain genus of the myrtle family, native to Australia and adjacent islands, having aromatic evergreen leaves that are the source of medicinal oils and heavy wood used as timber.

Usage examples (39)
  • It swung open onto a wide flagstone path that was flanked by eucalypti.
  • The most frequently occurring trees were knaries and eucalypti of gigantic dimensions.
  • Palms shaded wild roses, while ginkgoes wrapped long, spreading branches around the trunks of exfoliating eucalypti.
  • The woods are principally eucalypti, as might be supposed, but endogenous trees are found toward the north, and are shown. for more
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