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waratah

Line breaks: wara|tah
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːrətɑː, ˌwɒrəˈtɑː/

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Definition of waratah in English:

noun

An Australian shrub which bears slender leathery leaves and clusters of crimson flowers.
  • Genus Telopea, family Proteaceae: several species, in particular T. speciosissima, which is the emblem of New South Wales

Origin

late 18th century: from Dharuk warata.

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