Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. large tree (Heritiera trifoliolata or Terrietia trifoliolata) of Australasia.

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  • n. large tree of Australasia

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Examples

  • Emergent tree species include booyong (Argyrodendron trifoliolatum), black booyong (A. actinophyllum), figs (Ficus spp.), yellow carrabeen (Sloanea woollsi), and the red cedar (Toona ciliata), which is highly prized for its timber.

    Eastern Australian temperate forests

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