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woollybutt

[ wool-ee-buht ]
/ ˈwʊl iˌbʌt /
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noun

any of several Australian trees of the genus Eucalyptus, especially E. longifolia, having rough, often fibrous bark.

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Origin of woollybutt

First recorded in 1835–45; woolly + butt1
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British Dictionary definitions for woollybutt

woollybutt
/ (ˈwʊlɪˌbʌt) /

noun

Australian any of several eucalyptus trees, esp Eucalyptus longifolia, having loose fibrous bark around the base of the trunk
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