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  • n. Araucaria araucana, a coniferous tree, native to Chile.

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  • n. large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts

Etymologies

The branches are so crowded and intertwisted as to puzzle a monkey to climb. (Wiktionary)

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  • Interestingly, it is also the name of a butterfly (Rathinda amor).

    May 4, 2008

  • Araucaria araucana.

    These trees have been present at three of the most memorable moments in my life.

    October 23, 2007

  • large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts

    October 23, 2007