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eu·ca·lyp·tus

eucalyptus

 
pronunciation:
yu k lIp ts
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part of speech: noun
inflections: eucalypti, eucalyptuses
definition: a kind of tall evergreen tree native to Australia. The eucalyptus has leaves that give off a strong smelling oil that is used in medicines.
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The word eucalyptus contains the following part:
eu Greek prefix that means good, well
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synonyms:
ben, bene, bon
antonyms:
mal, male, dys-