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Eucalyptus (s) (noun), Eucalyptuses or Eucalypti (pl)
1. Any of numerous tall trees of the genus Eucalyptus, native to Australia and having aromatic leaves that yield an oil used medicinally and wood valued as timber.
2. Etymology: from Modern Latin, coined in 1788 by French botanist Charles Louis L'héritier de Brutelle (1746-1800) from Greek eu-, "well" + kalyptos, "covered", with reference to the coverings on the buds.
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