Definition of Eucalyptus tree
1. Noun. A tree of the genus Eucalyptus.
Generic synonyms: Gum, Gum Tree
Group relationships: Genus Eucalyptus
Terms within: Eucalyptus
Specialized synonyms: Flooded Gum, Mallee, Stringybark, Smoothbark, Eucalyptus Amygdalina, Peppermint, Peppermint Gum, Red Gum, Eucalyptus Calophylla, Marri, Red Gum, Eucalyptus Camaldulensis, Eucalyptus Rostrata, River Gum, River Red Gum, Eucalyptus Camphora, Mountain Swamp Gum, Eucalyptus Coriacea, Eucalyptus Pauciflora, Ghost Gum, Snow Gum, White Ash, Alpine Ash, Eucalyptus Delegatensis, Mountain Oak, Eucalyptus Fraxinoides, White Mountain Ash, Blue Gum, Eucalyptus Globulus, Fever Tree, Eucalypt Ovata, Swamp Gum, Eucalyptus Maculata, Spotted Gum, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Eucalyptus Maculata Citriodora, Lemon-scented Gum, Eucalyptus Regnans, Mountain Ash, Eucalyptus Viminalis, Manna Gum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Eucalyptus Tree
Literary usage of Eucalyptus tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"FROM statements made at a meeting of the California Academy of Sciences, the eucalyptus tree may be enumerated among the means for checking fire. ..."
2. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1890)
"As the gentleman who is the naval officer says, the eucalyptus tree has been ... At first they attributed the result to the eucalyptus tree ; but being able ..."
3. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1889)
"... and that in some sections of the country, where the eucalyptus tree grows in abundance, at certain seasons of the year, the bees gather the material for ..."
4. Useful Things to Know about Steam Boilers by George Bates Nichols Tower (1885)
"The extract manufactured from the eucalyptus tree by us has been a'looted by ... We obtain the preparation by boiling the leaves of the eucalyptus tree in a ..."
5. Nature's Hygiene: A Systematic Manual of Natural Hygiene by Charles Thomas Kingzett (1888)
"That may be so, but I think that Dr. Aitken might, without damaging his scientific reputation, have given credit to the value of the eucalyptus tree so far ..."
6. Hall's Journal of Health by W. W. Hall (1894)
"What is known as the eucalyptus tree is described as follows : The leaves are about ten inches long by an inch wide and are oddly twisted, ..."