from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Australian evergreen tree (Brachychiton populneus) having palmately lobed leaves, yellowish or reddish flowers, and long-stalked follicles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a number of species of tree or shrub in the genus Brachychiton.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as currajong: the name is also applied to a number of other malvaceous and sterculiaceous trees or shrubs yielding strong bast-fibers from which the natives make cordage, nets, or matting. See the phrases below.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
Dharuk garrajuŋ, fishing line made from the bark of the tree.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Dharug garrajung ("fishing line"), from the use made of the bark. (Wiktionary)