/ (bəˈrəʊnɪə) /


any aromatic rutaceous shrub of the Australian genus Boronia

Nearby words

  1. boron,
  2. boron carbide,
  3. boron hydride,
  4. boron neutron capture therapy,
  5. boron nitride,
  6. boronic,
  7. borosilicate,
  8. borosilicate glass,
  9. borosilicic acid,
  10. borotra

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Examples from the Web for boronia

  • A new species of Melaleuca and also of Boronia were found, when entering upon the sandstone formation.

  • The boronia and the native rose compel attention by their piercing, aromatic perfume, which is strangely refreshing.

  • The breeze from the open window was tapping the blind softly to and fro, and wafting the scent of the boronia over her face.

    Captivity|M. Leonora Eyles
  • The boronia, with its powerful perfume, will be admired by the visitor; the Araucarias have here their home.

    Australian Pictures|Howard Willoughby