tuckeroo

noun

tuck·​er·​oo ¦tə-kə-¦rü How to pronounce tuckeroo (audio)
plural tuckeroos
Australia
: carrotwood
There are also two dominant trees; an existing mandarin in the centre of the courtyard and a tuckeroo beyond the wall. Paul Urquha, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 July 2004

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tuckeroo was in 1889

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“Tuckeroo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuckeroo. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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