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Huon pine

[hyoo-on or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu ɒn or, often, ˈyu-/
noun
1.
a coniferous tree, Dacrydium franklinii, of Tasmania, having very small cones and yielding timber.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; named after the Huon river in Tasmania
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Huon pine

/ˈhjuːɒn/
noun
1.
a Tasmanian coniferous tree, Dacrydium franklinii, with scalelike leaves and cup-shaped berry-like fruits: family Podocarpaceae. It is among the oldest living individual plants, thought to be up to 10 000 years old
Word Origin
named after the Huon River, Tasmania
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