Definition of karri in English:

karri

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Pronunciation: /ˈkari
 
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noun (plural karris)

  • A tall Australian eucalyptus with hard red wood.
    • Eucalyptus diversicolor, family Myrtaceae
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    • Just before the town of Pemberton, you'll see signs for Warren National Park and the Bicentennial Tree, one of the tallest karris in the area.
    • Busselton had become a thriving port for shipments of jarrah, karri and tuart timber from the local forests.
    • When I arrived back, still giddy from time spent in the presence of the karris, I found a rain-soaked letter under the door.

Origin

late 19th century: from Nyungar.

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