from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging or relating to the plant genus Eucalyptus.
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We were up and after the camels and horses long before daylight, tracking them by the light of burning torches of great bunches and boughs of the mallee trees -- these burn almost as well green as dry, from the quantity of aromatic eucalyptic oil contained in them -- and enormous plots of spinifex which we lighted as we passed.
Its flesh is strong and muscular, and its eucalyptic odour is stronger still.