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wilga

División en sílabas: wil·ga
Pronunciación: /ˈwilɡə
 
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Definición de wilga en inglés:

sustantivo

A small white-flowering Australian tree that is resistant to drought and a valuable source of fodder. In North America, it is also planted as an ornamental.
  • Geijera parviflora, family Rutaceae
Example sentences
  • Now you've seen the height of the poles; imagine about a fifty metre span of wire inexpertly strung, sneaking through those coolibahs, wilgas and whitewoods, and you're running scrubbers on a horse…
  • There are many examples of companion planting as well as native wilgas and orchids, imported herb bushes, some roses and even a cactus or two

Origen

late 19th century: from Wiradhuri wilgar.

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