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A tall Tasmanian conifer which has yew-like berries and fragrant red timber.
- ‘Accessible only by boat, the forest was silent till we reached Heritage Landing, where a boardwalk took us through the rainforest to the site of a 2,000-year-old Huon pine that crashed to the ground in 1997.’
- ‘Rich hardwoods of myrtle, blackwood, sassafras and Huon pine mingle with common eucalypts.’
Early 19th century: from Huon, the name of a river in the south of Tasmania.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.