Meaning of melaleuca

mel•a•leu•ca

Pronunciation: (mel"u-l'ku), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various chiefly Australian shrubs or trees belonging to the genus Melaleuca, of the myrtle family, including the cajeput and several species of bottlebrush.
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