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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds.

Usage examples (19)
  • Now a resort, Norfolk has luxuriant vegetation and is known for its “pine” trees, which are not true pines but evergreens of the araucaria family.
  • Among other notable plant species in the hotspot are the araucaria trees (araucaria araucana) and Chile's national flower, the copihue or Chile-bells (Lapageria...
  • It is, too, very remarkable that the bunya tree, according to the natives, is nowhere to be met with but in these parts; it is, however, there is no doubt, a species of the...
  • For a while I found a little shade below one of the outspread branches of a tall araucaria that grew in the patio, but it was not easy to resist the lure of the street,... for more
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