[ wool-ee-buht ]
/ ˈwʊl iˌbʌt /
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any of several Australian trees of the genus Eucalyptus, especially E. longifolia, having rough, often fibrous bark.
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/ (ˈwʊlɪˌbʌt) /
Australian any of several eucalyptus trees, esp Eucalyptus longifolia, having loose fibrous bark around the base of the trunk
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