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  • n. Plural form of eucalyptus.

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Examples

  • But Rupa Bose, leader of a group called Save Mount Sutro, says eucalyptuses don't pose a severe fire threat in San Francisco because they are kept wet and cool much of the year by the city's fog.

    Split Over Plan to Cull Trees

  • "It's quiet everywhere here," he says, gesturing to the meadow and the towering eucalyptuses that border it.

    A Hollywood Icon Lays Down the Law

  • Coming into a grove of huge eucalyptuses right alongside the railroad tracks, I surprised a couple of deer.

    Crazy Loco Love

  • The paths were lit with gleaming statues, and among the palms and the eucalyptuses were orange trees full of their golden globes, which we wondered were not stolen till we were told they were of that bitter sort which are mostly sent to Scotland, not because they are in accord with the acrid nature of man there, but that they may be wrought into marmalade.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Meanwhile Algeciras was altogether delightful not only because of our Kate – Greenaway hotel, embowered in ten or twelve acres of gardened ground, with walks going and coming under its palms and eucalyptuses, beside beds of geraniums and past trellises of roses and jasmines, all in the keeping of a captive stork which was apt unexpectedly to meet the stranger and clap its formidable mandibles at him, and then hop away with half-lifted wings.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • It is so lovely there at New Athos that there is no describing it: waterfalls, eucalyptuses, tea-plants, cypresses, olive-trees, and, above all, sea and mountains, mountains, mountains.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov

  • Without turning his head, he looked to each side and thought that the boulevard was extremely well laid out; that the young cypress-trees, the eucalyptuses, and the ugly, anemic palm-trees were very handsome and would in time give abundant shade; that the Circassians were an honest and hospitable people.

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  • Kate-Greenaway hotel, embowered in ten or twelve acres of gardened ground, with walks going and coming under its palms and eucalyptuses, beside beds of geraniums and past trellises of roses and jasmines, all in the keeping of a captive stork which was apt unexpectedly to meet the stranger and clap its formidable mandibles at him, and then hop away with half-lifted wings.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • It represented a house of colonial aspect, square, wood-built, and verandah-girt, standing alone among strange trees whose very names and aspects were then unfamiliar to me, but which I nowadays know to be Australian eucalyptuses.

    Recalled to Life

  • But Grassetti's Hills Conservation Network argues that the eucalyptuses are not responsible for the large Oakland-Berkeley conflagrations, and that eucalyptus groves can actually help prevent fires.

    East Bay Express

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