stringybark
noun Date: 1799 1. any of several Australian eucalypti with fibrous inner bark 2. the bark of a stringybark

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  • Stringybark — A stringybark can be any of the many Eucalyptus species which have thick, fibrous bark. Like all eucalypts, stringybarks belong to the Myrtaceae family. In exceptionally fertile locations some stringybark species (in particular Messmate… …   Wikipedia

  • Stringybark — Un stringybark jaune. Le mot anglais stringybark (littéralement écorce filandreuse) sert à désigner indifféremment l une ou l autre des nombreuses espèces d eucalyptus australiens qui ont une écorce épaisse et fibreuse. Comme tous les autres… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stringybark — noun any of several Australian eucalypts having fibrous inner bark • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree • Hyponyms: ↑white stringybark, ↑thin leaved stringybark, ↑Eucalyptusd eugenioides * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • stringybark — /ˈstrɪŋibak/ (say stringeebahk) noun 1. any of a group of species of the genus Eucalyptus with a characteristic tough fibrous bark as the red stringybark, E. macrorhyncha. 2. Also, Rare, stringy. Obsolete Colloquial poor quality beer. –adjective… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stringybark — kalninis eukaliptas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos medieninis, pluoštinis augalas (Eucalyptus delegatensis), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eucalyptus delegatensis angl. alpine ash; mountain ash; stringybark… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • stringybark — noun any of a number of Australian eucalyptus trees with fibrous bark …   Wiktionary

  • Stringybark — a variety of eucalyptus tree. Hence, a tough wiry bushman …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • stringybark — Australian Slang a variety of eucalyptus tree. Hence, a tough wiry bushman …   English dialects glossary

  • stringybark — noun a eucalyptus with tough fibrous bark …   English new terms dictionary

  • stringybark cockatoo — /ˌstrɪŋibak kɒkəˈtu/ (say .stringeebahk kokuh tooh) noun a farmer who farms the poorest land, on which only stringybark gums will naturally grow: *I got a job of reaping off a stringybark cockatoo. –anon, old bush songs, n.d …   Australian English dictionary

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