alpine ash


Definition of alpine ash

: a tall Australian timber tree (Eucalyptus gigantea) having the lower part of the trunk covered with thick woolly gray bark

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First Known Use of alpine ash

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine ash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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