niaouli

noun

ni·​aou·​li
nēˈau̇lē
plural -s
: a small irregular evergreen tree (Melaleuca viridiflora) of the southwestern Pacific islands that is closely related to the Indian cajeput and similarly used

Word History

Etymology

native name in New Caledonia

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“Niaouli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/niaouli. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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