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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tall New Zealand timber tree.

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  • One scholarly urge to identify the biblical unicorn with the Assyrian aurochs springs from a similarity between the Assyrian word rimu and the Hebrew word re’em.
  • Catlins Forest Park contains rimu-dominant podocarp forest, as well as New Zealand's southernmost stand of silver beech (Nothofagus menziesii).
  • The dominant lowland trees are rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum), kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa), and southern rata or ironwood (Metrosideros umbellata).
  • The common podocarps are: rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum), thin-barked totara (Podocarpus hallii), miro (Prumnopitys ferruginea), and kohekoe (Dysoxylum spectabile). for more
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