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Meaning of "lilly-pilly" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LILLY-PILLY

Of uncertain origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LILLY-PILLY

lilly-pilly  [ˈlɪlɪˌpɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LILLY-PILLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lilly-Pilly is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LILLY-PILLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lilly-pilly in the English dictionary

The definition of lilly-pilly in the dictionary is a tall myrtaceous tree, Acmena smithii, having dark green leaves, spikes of feathery flowers, and white to purplish edible berries.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LILLY-PILLY


creepily
ˈkriːpɪlɪ
crispily
ˈkrɪspɪlɪ
droopily
ˈdruːpɪlɪ
dumpily
ˈdʌmpɪlɪ
frumpily
ˈfrʌmpɪlɪ
glumpily
ˈɡlʌmpɪlɪ
grumpily
ˈɡrʌmpɪlɪ
happily
ˈhæpɪlɪ
jumpily
ˈdʒʌmpɪlɪ
lumpily
ˈlʌmpɪlɪ
peppily
ˈpɛpɪlɪ
pillie
ˈpɪlɪ
pulpily
ˈpʌlpɪlɪ
ropily
ˈrəʊpɪlɪ
scrimpily
ˈskrɪmpɪlɪ
skimpily
ˈskɪmpɪlɪ
sleepily
ˈsliːpɪlɪ
sloppily
ˈslɒpɪlɪ
snappily
ˈsnæpɪlɪ
unhappily
ʌnˈhæpɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LILLY-PILLY

lilied
Lilienthal
lilies
lilies of the valley
Lilith
Liliuokalani
Lille
Lillee
lilliput
Lilliputian
Lilo
Lilongwe
lilt
lilting
liltingly
liltingness
lily
lily iron
lily of the valley
lily pad

WORDS THAT END LIKE LILLY-PILLY

Bareilly
billy
Caerphilly
Chantilly
chilly
dilly
filly
frilly
gilly
hillbilly
hilly
Piccadilly
psychobilly
rockabilly
shrilly
silly
Tilly
tranquilly
twilly
willy

Synonyms and antonyms of lilly-pilly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lilly-pilly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LILLY-PILLY

Find out the translation of lilly-pilly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lilly-pilly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lilly-pilly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

礼来,毛球状
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lilly - pilly
570 millions of speakers

English

lilly-pilly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लिली - pilly
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

يللي - pilly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Лилли - pilly
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lilly- pilly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Lilly-pilly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lilly- pilly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lilly-pilly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lilly- pilly
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リリー· pilly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

릴리 - pilly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lilly-pilly
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

lilly - pilly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லில்லி-pilly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लिली-पिल्ले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Lilly-pilly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lilly - Pilly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Lilly - pilly
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ліллі - pilly
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Lilly - Pilly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

lilly - Pilly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Lilly - pillie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lilly - Syzygium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lilly - pilly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lilly-pilly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LILLY-PILLY»

The term «lilly-pilly» is normally little used and occupies the 124.891 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LILLY-PILLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lilly-pilly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LILLY-PILLY»

Discover the use of lilly-pilly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lilly-pilly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Complete Burke's Backyard: The Ultimate Book of Fact Sheets
A collection of about 2000 fact sheets about Gardening (ornamental plants A to Z; herbs, fruit and vegetables A to Z; lawns; pests, weeds and diseases; gardening techniques; garden DIY and landscaping; garden styles and features); Pets ...
Don Burke, 2005
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Forest Trees of Australia
Lilly Pilly Acmena smithii (Poir.) Merr. & L.M. Perry Lilly pilly is usually a medium- sized to tall tree up to 20 m in height and 0.3 m in diameter, but is often reduced to a shrub in exposed coastal situations. On favourable sites trees can attain ...
‎2006
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Back Yard: A Gardening Life
he lilly pilly tree is a known to science as Acmena smithii, and was formerly Eugenia .rmithii. (I have seen another gardening book which claims it is Eugenia rmithii and was formerly Acmena rmithii!) It is a rainforest tree very common in ...
John Griffin, 1997
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Walks, Tracks and Trails of Victoria
Lilly Pilly Gully Nature Walk The lillypilly is a medium-sized tree reaching to about 25 m. The leaves are glossy green, dark on top, lighter underneath and the bark is moderately smooth but notpeeling. Itflowers in summer with small cream ...
Derrick Stone, 2009
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Horticultural Flora of South-Eastern Australia
Perry Lilly Pilly Qld, NSW, Vic An evergreen, broad-crowned TREE to about 20 m tall but usually much smaller. LEAVES narrowly elliptic, 5—8 cm long, 2—4 cm wide with a tapering point, the margin often wavy, hairless and leathery, dark ...
Roger Spencer, 2002
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The Lilly-Pilly
SUMMARY: Lilly-Pilly the duck who flew into the garden was the means for Maureen to make friends with the boy next door. She was also the cause of much trouble with the local council who banned poultry-keeping in the suburb.
Mavis Thorpe Clark, 1979
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A Guide to the Beetles of Australia
... s� elytra long and tapering into a point s� large hind tibial spurs s� tarsal formula: 5-5-4 s� Species of the genus Talayra sometimes occur in large numbers on flowering shrubs and trees, especially on lilly pilly (Syzygium spp.).
George Hangay, Paul Zborowski, 2010
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Creating Your Eco-Friendly Garden
Finally, we found just the right plant – 'Orange Twist', a compact form of Syzygium australe (brush cherry, related to lilly pilly). It is column-shaped, growing to three metres high and spreading two metres. Its new foliage is orange coloured and ...
Mary Horsfall, 2008
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Life on the Rocks: The Art of Survival
Even bats do so in Queensland rainforests, where they are the major pollinators of the trunk-flowering lilly pilly Syzygium cormiflorum (Myrtaceae). But Hakea petiolaris (Proteaceae) grows under arid conditions, fully exposed to the elements ...
Stephen D. Hopper, 2008
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The Plant-book: A Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants ...
GB) - most widespread sp., bulbs ed.; L. michauxii Poiret (Carolina I., SE US); L. regale E. Wilson (royal I., W China); L superbum L. (Turk's- cap 1., E US) lilli-pilli, lilly(-)pilly Aemeini iinithii lily 1. ilium spp. but I. of the field is Anemone coronaria  ...
D. J. Mabberley, 1997

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LILLY-PILLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lilly-pilly is used in the context of the following news items.
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How to get your balcony bursting with greenery
Plants he likes to bonsai include river red gum, Huon pine, Port Jackson fig, Moreton Bay fig, silver banksia and lilly-pilly. Yew Kong says ... «Daily Life, Jun 15»
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10 things to do in Toowoomba this weekend
Murraya, lilly-pilly, box, duranta and privet used as hedges and topiary. Grafted weeping grevilleas. Rock-walled fernery, old slab hut, pond, ... «Toowoomba Chronicle, Feb 15»
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Berry delicious bush tucker
"I've been using dried riberries from lilly-pilly trees to make the chocolates for the past seven years," Anne Marie said. "They're easily grown ... «Queensland Country Life, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Lilly-Pilly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lilly-pilly>. Sep 2019 ».
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