Ironbark
Ironbark I"ron*bark`, Ironbark tree I"ron*bark` tree` (Bot.) The Australian {Eucalyptus Sideroxylon}, used largely by carpenters and shipbuilders; -- called also {ironwood}. Also applied to other Australian eucalyptuses with a hard, solid bark [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • ironbark — [ī′ərn bärk΄] n. 1. any of several Australian eucalyptus trees (genus Eucalyptus) with hard wood and hard, gray bark 2. the wood of any of these trees …   English World dictionary

  • Ironbark — For the suburb of Ironbark in Queensland, Australia, see Ironbark Ironbark is a common name of a number of species in the genus Eucalyptus with dark deeply furrowed bark. Fact|date=May 2008Instead of being shed annually as in many of the other… …   Wikipedia

  • Ironbark — Bois d eucalyptus fibrosa. Ironbark, littéralement écorce de fer en anglais, est le nom donné à un certain nombre d Eucalyptus australiens avec une écorce foncée et profondément striée. Au lieu de tomber tous les ans comme chez la plupart des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ironbark — ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷)ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. or ironbark tree : any of several Australian eucalypts (as Eucalyptus sideroxylon, E. paniculata, E. siderophloia, E. resinifera) having hard gray bark and useful timber and in some cases yielding eucalyptus gum 2. : the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ironbark — noun an Australian eucalyptus with thick, solid bark and hard, dense wood. [Eucalyptus paniculata (grey ironbark) and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • ironbark — /ˈaɪənbak / (say uyuhnbahk) noun any of a group of species of Eucalyptus, with a characteristic dark deeply fissured bark, as E. paniculata, grey ironbark …   Australian English dictionary

  • ironbark — noun Date: 1799 any of several Australian eucalypti having hard gray bark and heavy hard durable wood used especially in heavy construction; also this wood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ironbark — /uy euhrn bahrk /, n. any of the various Australian eucalyptuses having a hard, solid bark. [1905 10; IRON + BARK2] * * * …   Universalium

  • ironbark — noun Any of several unrelated trees that have dark, deeply furrowed bark …   Wiktionary

  • ironbark — n. any of the several eucalyptuses native to Australia with a solid and hard bark …   English contemporary dictionary

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