Definition of tallow-wood in English:


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  • A large Australian eucalyptus which yields very hard, greasy timber.
    • Eucalyptus microcorys, family Myrtaceae
    More example sentences
    • Among the timber trees are 300 Tasmanian blackwoods and 200 tallow-woods.
    • We followed a rather overgrown track through a gracious stand of tallow-woods and through some lush bush - a bit further than Alex and Marion have ever been themselves, so it was an explorative walk for them too.

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