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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A New Zealand shrub, Leptospermum scoparium. See tea-tree, 2.


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  • From beneath the brim he watched the water churn and froth on the brown reefs; followed the sailing-ships which, beginning as mere dots on the horizon, swelled to stately white waterbirds, and shrivelled again to dots; drank in, with greedy nostrils, the mixed spice of warm sea, hot seaweed and aromatic tea-scrub.

    Australia Felix


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