Definition of Coolibah

1. Noun. Any of a number of eucalyptus trees of central and northern Australia, in particular ''Eucalyptus microtheca''. ¹



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Definition of Coolibah

1. coolabah [n -S] - See also: coolabah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coolibah

coole
cooled
cooled-knife method
cooled down
cooler
coolers
coolest
cooley
cooleys
coolheaded
coolheadedly
coolheadedness
coolhunter
coolhunters
coolhunting
coolibah (current term)
coolibahs
coolibar
coolibars
coolie
coolie itch
coolies
cooling
cooling-off period
cooling-tower
cooling system
cooling tower
coolingly
coolings
coolio

Literary usage of Coolibah

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1. Read & Understand Poetry, Grades 3-4 by Michael Ryall, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2005)
"Oh! there once was a swagman camped in a billabong, Under the shade of a coolibah tree; And he sang as he looked at his old billy boiling, "Who'll come ..."

2. Wandering Jew Card Game. by Robert D. Manning (1986)
"The swagman he up and he jumped in the water-hole, Drowning himself by the coolibah tree, And his ghost may be heard as it sings by the billabong, ..."

3. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1903)
"Nyngan, sent to me by Mr. Baker, is identical with that of E. odorata, grown in South Australia. 4. "coolibah ..."

4. Thirty Years in Tropical Australia by Gilbert White (1918)
"The red cliffs, large spreading coolibah trees, and winding water make this a beautiful spot. Mr. L. had a narrow escape here many years ago. ..."

5. The Euahlayi Tribe: A Study of Aboriginal Life in Australia by K. Langloh Parker (1905)
"... or coolibah blossom were used. When the flowers were placed in the band the old woman scattered a handful of white swansdown over the girl's head. ..."

6. Notes Re Timbers of Western Australia Suitable for Railways, Engineering by W. W. Dartnall, E. S. Hume, G. A. Julius, Western Australia Premier's Dept (1906)
"... and Blackheart, Bloodwood, coolibah, and others in the tropical regions seem to be immune from the ant ; and for that reason are ..."

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