from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Australia, a tree of the family Proteaceæ, Hakea leucoptera, so called from the fact that in the arid districts which it frequents good drinking water may be obtained from its fleshy roots. It yields a soft, coarse-grained wood. Called also needle-bush and pin-bush. See needle-bush.
- n. See Tetracera.
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