tallow wood

noun

Australian a tall eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus microcorys, of coastal regions, having soft fibrous bark and conical fruits and yielding a greasy timber

Nearby words

  1. tallith,
  2. tallith katan,
  3. tallmadge,
  4. tallow,
  5. tallow tree,
  6. tallowy,
  7. tallulah,
  8. tally,
  9. tally clerk,
  10. tally sheet

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Examples from the Web for tallow wood

  • Her frames were of bent elm, the sternpost and knees of tea-tree, while her keel was of tallow-wood.