Ironbark tree
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 tree — noun see ironbark 1 * * * i|ron|bark «Y uhrn BAHRK», noun, or ironbark tree, any eucalyptus tree with a hard, solid bark, valued for its wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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 acacia — noun : an Australian timber tree (Acacia excelsa) with very hard dark grained wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest — The Sydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest (STIF) is one of six main indigenous forest communities of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is also among the three of these plant communities which have been classified as Endangered, under the New… …   Wikipedia

  • Eucalyptus Sideroxylon — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ironwood — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eucalyptus crebra — taxobox name = Eucalyptus crebra regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae genus = Eucalyptus species = E. crebra binomial = Eucalyptus crebra binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Eucalyptus fibrosa — taxobox name = Red Ironbark regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae genus = Eucalyptus species = E. fibrosa binomial = Eucalyptus fibrosa binomial… …   Wikipedia

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