mallee

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

mal·lee

noun \ˈma-lē\

Definition of MALLEE

1
:  any of various low-growing shrubby Australian eucalypts (as Eucalyptus dumosa and E. oleosa)
2
:  a dense thicket or growth of mallees; also :  land covered by such growth

Origin of MALLEE

probably from Wemba-Wemba (Australian aboriginal language of western Victoria) mali
First Known Use: 1845

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