Definition of woollybutt in English:

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woollybutt

Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝olēˌbət/

noun

An Australian eucalyptus with thick fibrous bark.
  • Several species in the genus Eucalyptus, family Myrtaceae.
Example sentences
  • Dramatically, single species emerge, like alpine ash, and the woollybutts that are signposts of regular winter snow.
  • In the more dense woodland away from the coastline, stands of the distinctive Kentia Palms which reach for the sky among the stringybarks and woollybutts.
  • If the woollybutts are also pruned early and the foster species thinned at mid rotation, interesting fat logs could be grown in medium rotations.

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Syllabification: wool·ly·butt

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