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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree (Nuytsia floribunda) of West Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany: Same as flame-tree, 1.
  • n. In New Zealand, the Metrosideros tomentosa, a large myrtaceous tree with brilliant flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses

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