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jarrah

[ jar-uh ]
/ ˈdʒær ə /
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noun

a hardwood tree, Eucalyptus marginata, of western Australia.
the heavy, often attractively grained wood of this tree.

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Origin of jarrah

First recorded in 1865–70, jarrah is from the Nyungar word jaril
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British Dictionary definitions for jarrah

jarrah
/ (ˈdʒærə) /

noun

a widely planted Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus marginata, that yields a valuable timber

Word Origin for jarrah

from a native Australian language
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