[yoo-kuh-lip-tuh s] /ˌyu kəˈlɪp təs/
noun, plural eucalypti
[yoo-kuh-lip-tahy] /ˌyu kəˈlɪp taɪ/ (Show IPA), eucalyptuses.
any of numerous often tall trees belonging to the genus Eucalyptus, of the myrtle family, native to Australia and adjacent islands, having aromatic evergreen leaves that are the source of medicinal oils and heavy wood used as timber.
noun (pl) -lyptuses, -lypti (-ˈlɪptaɪ), -lypts
any myrtaceous tree of the mostly Australian genus Eucalyptus, such as the blue gum and ironbark, widely cultivated for the medicinal oil in their leaves (eucalyptus oil), timber, and ornament
1809, from Modern Latin, coined 1788 by French botanist Charles Louis L’héritier de Brutelle (1746-1800) from Greek eu “well” (see eu-) + kalyptos “covered” (see Calypso); so called for the covering on the bud.
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