an Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus maculata
the wood of this tree, used for shipbuilding, sleepers, etc
Dr. Seuss’s Most Magical Made-Up WordsLet’s take a quick look at some of our favorite examples of Seuss's fanciful linguistics.
English Words From The PharaohsMost people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
- spotted deer,
- spotted dick,
- spotted dog,
- spotted fever,
- spotted flycatcher,
- spotted hyena,
- spotted joe-pye weed,
- spotted mackerel,
- spotted mist,
- spotted orchid
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