Search Result for "eucalyptus obliqua":

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stringy \String"y\, a. 1. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous substance; ropy; viscid; gluely. [1913 Webster] Stringy bark (Bot.), a name given in Australia to several trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as Eucalyptus amygdalina, Eucalyptus obliqua, Eucalyptus capitellata, Eucalyptus macrorhyncha, Eucalyptus piperita, Eucalyptus pilularis, & Eucalyptus tetradonta), which have a fibrous bark used by the aborigines for making cordage and cloth. [1913 Webster]