jar·​rah ˈjer-ə How to pronounce jarrah (audio)
: a tall eucalyptus (Eucalyptus marginata) of western Australia with rough bark, alternate leaves, and durable hard wood
also : its wood

Examples of jarrah in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This guest bathroom boasts more of the beautiful granite and an Australian jarrah wood shower floor. Bang Staff and Correspondents, The Mercury News, 29 July 2019

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Word History


Nyungar (Australian aboriginal language of southwest Western Australia) jarrilʸ

First Known Use

circa 1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jarrah was circa 1866

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“Jarrah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jarrah. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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