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Word of the day for January 26
mallee n
  1. (Australia) A type of scrubland with low-growing thick eucalypts, characteristic of certain parts of Australia.
  2. (Australia) Any semi-desert region of Australia where such scrub is the predominant vegetation.
  3. (Australia) Any of several low-growing eucalypts characteristic of such scrubland, especially Eucalyptus dumosa, Eucalyptus oleosa, and Eucalyptus socialis.
  4. (botany, Australia) The growth habit of certain eucalypt species that grow with multiple stems springing from an underground lignotuber, shared by species of related genera.
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