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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the genus Metrosideros of myrtaceous trees and shrubs, including the ironwood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A myrtaceous genus of trees or shrubs, found in Australia and the South Sea Islands, and having very hard wood. Metrosideros vera is the true ironwood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the natural order Myrtaceæ and the tribe Septospermeæ, type of the subtribe Metrosidereæ.

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From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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