Definitions for jarrahˈdʒær ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a hardwood tree, Eucalyptus marginata, of W Australia.
the wood of this tree.
Origin of jarrah:
1865–70; < Nyungar (Australian Aboriginal language of SW Western Australia) jaril
A eucalypt tree occurring in the south west of Western Australia.
The wood of the jarrah tree.
the mahoganylike wood of the Australian Eucalyptus marginata. See Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus marginata is one of the most common species of Eucalyptus tree in the southwest of Western Australia. The tree and the wood are usually referred to by the Aboriginal name jarrah. Because of the similar appearance of worked jarrah timber to the Honduras mahogany, jarrah was once called Swan River mahogany after the river system that runs through Perth.
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