eucalyptus

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English[edit]

Eucalyptus rubida

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From French eucalyptus.

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eucalyptus (plural eucalypti or eucalyptuses)

  1. Any of many trees, of genus Eucalyptus, native mainly to Australia.
    Synonyms: gum tree, eucalypt
    Hyponyms: gum, mallee, stringybark, ironbark, blackbutt, yate
  2. A greenish colour, like that of a eucalyptus leaves.
    eucalyptus colour:  

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle in 1788 from Ancient Greek εὖ (, well) + καλυπτός (kaluptós, covered), from καλύπτω (kalúptō, I cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ø.ka.lip.tys/
  • Hyphenation: eu‧ca‧lyp‧tus

Noun[edit]

eucalyptus m (plural eucalyptus)

  1. eucalyptus

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  • English: eucalyptus

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