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woollybutt

[woo l-ee-buht] /ˈwʊl iˌbʌt/
noun
1.
any of several Australian trees of the genus Eucalyptus, especially E. longifolia, having rough, often fibrous bark.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; woolly + butt1
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woollybutt

/ˈwʊlɪˌbʌt/
noun
1.
(Austral) any of several eucalyptus trees, esp Eucalyptus longifolia, having loose fibrous bark around the base of the trunk
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