any of several trees of the genus Brachychiton, native to Australia, characterized by a bottle-shaped swelling of the trunk, as B. rupestris (narrow-leaved bottle tree) or B. australis (broad-leaved bottle tree)
Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou
The Australian Explorers George Grimm
Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia Ludwig Leichhardt
any of several Australian sterculiaceous trees of the genus Sterculia (or Brachychiton) that have a bottle-shaped swollen trunk
another name for baobab
the turning of the legs of chairs, tables, etc., in manufacturing to give certain sections an ornamental, bottlelike form.
a portable container for holding liquids, characteristically having a neck and mouth and made of glass or plastic. the contents of such a container; as much as such a container contains: a bottle of wine. bottled cow’s milk, milk formulas, or substitute mixtures given to infants instead of mother’s milk: raised on the bottle. the […]
a person or machine that washes bottles. chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks: He’s not just sales manager, he’s the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm.
bottle, the Liquor; booze: In life he battled wives, producers, bankruptcy, and the bottle (1600s+) Male prostitution (1960s+)