australian

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Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines Aboriginal Australian , Australian
Australian tree that yields tanning materials Acacia auriculiformis , black wattle
scrubby Australian acacia having extremely foul-smelling blossoms Acacia cambegei , gidgee , stinking wattle
tall Australian acacia yielding highly valued black timber Acacia melanoxylon , lightwood
shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental Acacia pycnantha , golden wattle
venomous Australian snake resembling an adder Acanthophis antarcticus , death adder
Australian elapid snakes Acanthophis , genus Acanthophis
alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper acaroid resin , accaroid resin , accroides , accroides gum , accroides resin , gum accroides
Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd Adansonia gregorii , cream-of-tartar tree , sour gourd
Australian tree resembling the black mangrove of the West Indies and Florida Aegiceras majus , black mangrove
Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer Agathis robusta , dundathu pine , queensland kauri , smooth bark kauri
Australian plant widely cultivated for its beautiful silvery-white blooms with bright yellow centers on long winged stems Ammobium alatum , winged everlasting
genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae Anigozanthus , genus Anigozanthus
small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct anteater , banded anteater , Myrmecobius fasciatus , numbat
soldier in the Australian and New Zealand army corps during World War I Anzac
any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds araucaria
Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law Araucaria bidwillii , bunya bunya , bunya bunya tree
tropical Old World or Australian epiphytic fern frequently forming tufts in tree crotches Asplenium nidus , bird's nest fern
nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony Australia , Commonwealth of Australia
Australian tree having pinnate leaves and orange-yellow flowers followed by large woody pods containing 3 or 4 seeds that resemble chestnuts; yields dark strong wood Australian chestnut , Moreton Bay chestnut
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