- a hardwood tree, Eucalyptus marginata, of western Australia.
- the heavy, often attractively grained wood of this tree.
Origin of jarrah
First recorded in 1865–70, jarrah is from the Nyungar word jaril
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Examples from the Web for jarrah
I left Damascus gate as well, and took the light rail towards the predominantly Arab Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem.Across Wall, Little Interest In Israeli Race
Anna Lekas Miller
January 22, 2013
Jarrah had a girlfriend he apparently loved - the only close human tie among the 9/11 conspirators.
Jarrah was driving with a driver's license issued to a false address.
Local police had no way to determine that, nor to know that Jarrah's name appeared on a CIA watch list.
It has been stolen by that settler boy in Sheikh Jarrah, and it might not be worth trying to get it back.Zionism's Been Stolen
Hillel Ben Sasson
March 23, 2012
Fig. 94 is a section of flooring which is generally made of hardwood, such as maple, oak, or jarrah.Woodwork Joints
Jarrah, an Australian wood, is now very generally used for street-paving, and for this purpose it has no superior.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
The specialty of the jarrah is its power to defy the ravages of the insect world and of the sea.Australian Pictures
Jarrah is, without doubt, the principal forest-tree of Western Australia.
This tree does not occur in such numbers as the Jarrah, its field of growth being limited.
- a widely planted Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus marginata, that yields a valuable timber
from a native Australian language
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