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karri

Syllabification: kar·ri
Pronunciation: /ˈkerē
 
/

Definition of karri in English:

noun (plural karris)

A tall Australian eucalyptus with hard red wood.
  • Eucalyptus diversicolor, family Myrtaceae
Example sentences
  • Just before the town of Pemberton, you'll see signs for Warren National Park and the Bicentennial Tree, one of the tallest karris in the area.
  • Busselton had become a thriving port for shipments of jarrah, karri and tuart timber from the local forests.
  • When I arrived back, still giddy from time spent in the presence of the karris, I found a rain-soaked letter under the door.

Origin

late 19th century: from Nyungar.

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