Definition of stringybark in English:

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stringybark

Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪŋɪbɑːk/

noun

An Australian eucalyptus with tough fibrous bark.
  • Several species in the genus Eucalyptus, family Myrtaceae
Example sentences
  • It is a match stick to a stringybark that Lennon's mill proposal will not satisfy the Greens.
  • Originally made of stringybark and mallee sleepers in 1914, the line was later replaced by steel.
  • Tennis balls were cut in half and bark from stringybark trees was glued to all surfaces.
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