- 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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Examples from the Web for 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.The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties
Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow
- an Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus diversifolia
- the durable wood of this tree, used esp for construction
from a native Australian language