flindosa

noun

flin·​do·​sa
flinˈdōzə
variants or less commonly flindosy
-zē
plural flindosas also flindosies
: a tall Australian timber tree (Flindersia australis) with tough hard wood much used for hoops, staves, and similar items

called also native beech

Word History

Etymology

modification of New Latin Flindersia

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“Flindosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flindosa. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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