kurrajong

kurrajong
/kerr"euh jong'/, n.
an Australian bottle tree, Brachychiton populneus, having showy yellowish-white, bell-shaped flowers, grown as an ornamental.
[1815-25; < Dharuk ga-ra-jun a fishing line, made from the bark of such trees, and perh. misinterpreted as the name of the tree]

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