eucalypt

noun
eu·​ca·​lypt | \ ˈyü-kə-ˌlipt How to pronounce eucalypt (audio) \

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New research suggests that many plants that have adapted well to a fiery landscape or indeed need fire to reproduce, such as some pines, eucalypts and proteas, first appeared around this time, some 90 million years ago. Andrew C. Scott, Time, "When Did Humans Discover Fire? The Answer Depends on What You Mean By 'Discover'," 1 June 2018

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1877, in the meaning defined above

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