eucalypt vs eucalyptus what difference

what is difference between eucalypt and eucalyptus

English

Etymology

Shortened form of the genus name Eucalyptus

Noun

eucalypt (plural eucalypts)

  1. Any tree of the genus Eucalyptus.
  2. Any tree of the tribe Eucalypteae of genera related and similar to Eucalyptus, such as Corymbia and Angophora.

References

  • Eucalypteae on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Eucalypteae on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Eucalypteae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons


English

Etymology

From French eucalyptus.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪptəs
  • IPA(key): /ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs/

Noun

eucalyptus (plural eucalypti or eucalyptuses)

  1. Any of many trees, of genus Eucalyptus, native mainly to Australia.
    Synonyms: gum tree, eucalypt
    Hyponyms: gum, mallee, stringybark, ironbark, blackbutt, yate, yellow box
  2. A greenish colour, like that of a eucalyptus leaves.

Hyponyms

  • (tree): box, gimlet

Derived terms

Translations

Further reading

  • eucalyptus on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

French

Etymology

Coined by Charles Louis L’Héritier de Brutelle in 1788 from Ancient Greek εὖ (, well) + καλυπτός (kaluptós, covered), from καλύπτω (kalúptō, I cover).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ø.ka.lip.tys/
  • Hyphenation: eu‧ca‧lyp‧tus

Noun

eucalyptus m (plural eucalyptus)

  1. eucalyptus

Derived terms

  • eucalyptus citronné

Descendants

  • English: eucalyptus

Further reading

  • “eucalyptus” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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