wandoo

[won-doo]

noun, plural wan·doos.

an Australian tree, Eucalyptus redunca, having hard, heavy wood valued as timber.
the wood of this tree.

Nearby words

  1. wanderingly,
  2. wanderings,
  3. wanderjahr,
  4. wanderlust,
  5. wanderoo,
  6. wandorobo,
  7. wandsman,
  8. wandsworth,
  9. wane,
  10. waney

Origin of wandoo

First recorded in 1880–85, wandoo is from the Nyungar word wando

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British Dictionary definitions for wandoo

wandoo

noun

a eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus wandoo, of W Australia, having white bark and durable wood

Word Origin for wandoo

from a native Australian language

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