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eucalyptus

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Drugs, medicines
eucalyptuseu‧ca‧lyp‧tus /ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs/ noun [countable, uncountable]  HBPMDa tall tree that produces an oil with a strong smell, used in medicines
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eucalyptusHe smelled sage and eucalyptus and felt prompted to write about the despoliation of California land.The leaves have a unique smell midway between eucalyptus and mint.Potential listeners also are cautious about venturing on to a campus with circuitous roads, dense eucalyptus groves and notoriously problematic parking.Add a block of pre-soaked Oasis and insert eucalyptus branches to make a dome shape, with some extending horizontally outwards.I mention this to Yacouba and suggest his committee should consider planting acacia and fruit trees instead of eucalyptus.No aromatic oils, vapour rubs, smelly nasal decongestants like menthol or eucalyptus etc.It was a jungle of thick eucalyptus, corpses, tangled azalea, and memories of aimless nocturnal screams.
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