Definition of bauera in English:

bauera

noun

  • A small evergreen shrub with pink or purple flowers, native to temperate regions of Australia.

    • ‘We had one last taste of bauera as we crossed a gully to the adjacent ridge which saw us safely down.’
    • ‘She records battling ‘through bauera and cutting grass, and down very steeply through more bad regrowth, fallen logs and boulders - a thoroughly horrible section’.’
    • ‘Bush rocks, melaleucas, sweet flowered baueras and silvery westringias had always enchanted the designer.’

Origin

Modern Latin, named after the brothers Franz (1758–1840) and Ferdinand (1760–1826) Bauer, Austrian botanical draughtsmen.

Pronunciation

bauera

/ˈbaʊərə/