noun (plural karris)
A tall Australian eucalyptus with hard red wood.
- Eucalyptus diversicolor, family Myrtaceae.
- 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.
Late 19th century: from Nyungar.
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