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British Dictionary definitions for angophora

angophora

noun
  1. any tree of the genus Angophora, related to the eucalyptus and native to E Australia
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Word Origin

New Latin, from Greek angeion vessel + phoreus bearer
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Historical Examples

  • The large-seeded Angophora mentioned by me before, also grew in this district.

    Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)

    John MacGillivray