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waratah (ˌwɒrəˈtɑː Pronunciation for waratah ; ˈwɒrətɑː Pronunciation for waratah

Definitions

noun

  1. (Australian) a proteaceous shrub, Telopea speciosissima, the floral emblem of New South Wales, having dark green leaves and large clusters of crimson flowers

Word Origin

from a native Australian language

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