any of various dwarf Australian eucalyptuses, as Eucalyptus dumosa and E. oleosa, that sometimes form large tracts of brushwood.
the brushwood itself.
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How to use mallee in a sentence
The setting sun made a lane of light through the pines and mallee.The Boss of Taroomba | E. W. Hornung
One tract of the mallee scrub, shared between Victoria and South Australia, covers an area of nearly 9000 square miles.
The mallee is just high enough to render it impossible for a man on horseback to look over it.
The mallee (Eucalyptus dumosa) is one of the strangest products of a strange country.
No surface water is to be obtained in the mallee district; its silence is only disturbed by the melancholy wail of the dingo.
British Dictionary definitions for mallee
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