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eucalyptus

noun [C or U]     /ˌjuː.kəlˈɪp.təs/ (also eucalyptus tree, also gum tree)
any of several types of tree, found especially in Australia, that produce an oil with a strong smell used in medicine and industry: eucalyptus oilTypes of evergreen and coniferous tree
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