Definition of ironbark in English:

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ironbark

Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪənbɑːk/

noun

An Australian eucalyptus tree with thick, solid bark and hard, dense, durable timber.
  • Genus Eucalyptus, family Myrtaceae: several species, including the grey ironbark (E. paniculata).
Example sentences
  • I drive up the Parade and daily I am made happy by the row of mighty ironbarks on its median strip.
  • Most people know about the famous Mediterranean herbs such as basil and oregano, but Peter's passion is to introduce people to Australian herbs such as lemon ironbark and bolwarra.
  • The piles were tarred ironbark and the beams were kauri with iron brackets to brace them.

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