What does kauri mean?

kauri meaning in General Dictionary

Kauri resin

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  • resin for the kauri woods of brand new Zealand; discovered often as a fossil; additionally gathered to make varnishes and linoleum
  • tall timber-tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
  • white close-grained lumber of a tree of this genus Agathis specifically Agathis australis
  • A lofty coniferous tree of the latest Zealand Agathis, / Dammara, australis), furnishing valuable timber and yielding one particular dammar resin.

kauri meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A lofty coniferous tree of New Zealand Agathis, / Dammara, australis), furnishing important wood and yielding one types of dammar resin.


Sentence Examples with the word kauri

A characteristic feature of the genus Agathis (Dammara) the Kauri pine of New Zealand, is the deciduous habit of the branches; these become detached from the main trunk leaving a well-defined absciss-surface, which appears as a depressed circular scar on the stem.

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