kurrajong

NOUN
  1. widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
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How To Use kurrajong In A Sentence

  • A ten-mile strip of special soil runs through it: a deep-red and grey sandy loam over a lime subsoil that grows cattle and kurrajong trees beautifully, said Eric, who grew both through his Cumberdeen years. Wildwood
  • The sheets of bark, having holes pierced through each in pairs, were then tied on the rafters with cords twisted of the inner rind of the kurrajong tree. Ralph Rashleigh
  • They stood beneath the dense shade of a splendid kurrajong, and lazily flicked the flies off themselves while Frank Hawden held the reins and waited for me. My Brilliant Career
  • In the thick, unfelled bush above the horse-and-cattle yards were native hop, ‘sarsaparilla,’ the bottle-brush flower of the wild honey suckle, together with geebungs, wild cherry, eucalyptus, wattle, kurrajong, and pine.
  • Looking east there are kurrajongs on either side of Bromley Street, planted as a memorial to the war dead.
  • Occasionally they borrowed indigenous names, as with kurrajong and waratah.
  • From somewhere close by, a kurrajong warbled, and another joined in chorus. Asimov's Science Fiction
  • I camp beneath a kurrajong with three good cattle-men; A Book for Kids
  • Tall desert oaks grow in the swales between the dunes, and stately desert kurrajongs dot the rolling hills between the ranges.
  • It is made of fine twine (one-inch mesh), preferably from the bark of one of the fig-trees or the brown kurrajong, tightly stretched on two pieces of lawyer-cane each bent to form the half of an irregular ellipse. Tropic Days
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