jarrah

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noun jar·rah \ˈjer-ə, ˈja-rə\

Definition of jarrah

  1. :  a tall eucalyptus (Eucalyptus marginata) of western Australia with rough bark, alternate leaves, and durable hard wood; also :  its wood

Origin and Etymology of jarrah

Nyungar (Australian aboriginal language of southwest Western Australia) jarrilʸ


First Known Use: circa 1866

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