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Definition of "eucalyptus" []

  • Any of numerous tall trees of the genus Eucalyptus, native to Australia and having aromatic leaves that yield an oil used medicinally and wood valued as timber. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eucalyptus" in a sentence
  • "Then, on the Cloud Controller: when i run it i got an error: sudo - u eucalyptus ssh-copy-id - i ~eucalyptus/. ssh/id_rsa. pub eucalyptus@"
  • "When he realized that his investment in eucalyptus was a failure he turned his attention to stock breeding, determining finally to produce the finest strains of Shire horses, Shorthorn cattle and Duroc Jersey hogs in America."
  • "The breeze is friendly, the sun is cheerful and hard, the eucalyptus are as graceful as ever."