What does bartle frere mean?

bartle frere meaning in General Dictionary

a full time income fossil or alleged `green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of ancient nut-bearing trees considered to have faded away 50 million years back; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; perhaps not however officially called

Sentence Examples with the word bartle frere

The secretary of state sought the aid of Sir Bartle Frere as his chief agent in carrying through confederation, the then governor of Cape Colony and high commissioner for South Africa, Sir Henry Barkly, sharing the views of the Cape ministry that the time was inopportune to force such a step upon South Africa.

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