Kurrajong definition

kûrə-jông, -jŏng, kŭr-
Any of several Australian trees of the genus Brachychiton, especially B. populneus, having yellowish or reddish flowers and woody seed pods, and often planted as an ornamental.
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Any of several Australian trees and shrubs; esp., a bottletree (Brachychiton populneum) yielding fibers used for weaving nets, mats, etc.
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(Australia) Any of a number of species of tree or shrub in the genus Brachychiton.
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(Australia) A peanut tree, Sterculia quadrifida, native to eastern coastal Australia; a red- or orange-fruited kurrajong.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kurrajong
Plural:
kurrajongs

Origin of kurrajong

  • Dharuk garrajuŋ fishing line made from the bark of the tree

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Dharug garrajung (“fishing line”), from the use made of the bark.

    From Wiktionary