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desert oak

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Definition of desert oak in English:

noun

An Australian casuarina tree, which typically grows in arid regions.
  • Casuarina decaisneana, family Casuarinaceae
Example sentences
  • They now include a U-shaped area with a dozen covered pits, a well-stocked canteen and washrooms in the middle, and surrounded by great camping spots in a picturesque stand of desert oaks.
  • The impression is of flying above the prototype of all dot paintings - a canvas of red sand ridges and ochre salt pans patterned with the green crowns of desert oaks and the spirit trails of gullies.
  • For example, in the Finke bio-region it can be found growing under desert oaks.

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