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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shrub (Hakea lissosperma) of eastern Australia, with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of two Australian trees: Hakea leucoptera, having smooth, terete leaves, from 1 to 3 niches long, with fine straight rigid points: called also pin-bush and water-tree, The wallaby acacia, Acacia rigens, having linear, terete, rigid phyllodia, from 2 to 3 inches long, armed. with a short, often recurved point. See water-tree, 2, and wallaby acacia, under wallaby.

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

  • n. shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia
  • n. shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia
  • n. shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia

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