an Australian gum tree, Eucalyptus diversicolor.
the heavy, tough wood of this tree.
Origin of karri
First recorded in 1865–70; of obscure origin
Also called karri gum.
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Historical Examples of karri
After a pause he added: "I wish you'd come and help me sift it out, Karri."
You do get some doses, but I hope you're not in for another, Karri!
I don't know what to make of it, to tell you the truth, Karri.
Specimens of Jarrah wood seen by the writer were dark, suggesting black walnut, those of Karri were red, resembling mahogany.
British Dictionary definitions for karri
noun plural -ris
an Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus diversifolia
the durable wood of this tree, used esp for construction
Word Origin for karri
from a native Australian language
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