carbeen

noun
car·​been | \ ˈkärˌbēn \
plural -s

Definition of carbeen

: an Australian eucalypt (Eucalyptus tessellaris) yielding a white crystalline kino

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History and Etymology for carbeen

borrowed from Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay (Australian aboriginal languages of the Central New South Wales group) gaabiin

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“Carbeen.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbeen. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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