coolibah

coolabah

[koo-luh-bah]
noun
any of several Australian gum trees of the genus Eucalyptus, especially E. microtheca, abundant along riverbanks and having sickle-shaped leaves and wrinkled, cracked bark.
Also, coolibah.


Origin:
1885–90; < Kamilaroi gulabā

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coolabah or coolibah (ˈkuːləˌbɑː)
 
n
an Australian myrtaceous tree, Eucalyptus microtheca, that grows along rivers and has smooth bark and long narrow leaves
 
[from a native Australian language]
 
coolibah or coolibah
 
n
 
[from a native Australian language]

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