Definition of Needle bush

1. Noun. Shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia.

Exact synonyms: Hakea Lissosperma, Needle-bush, Needlebush
Group relationships: Genus Hakea, Hakea
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Needle Bush Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Needle Bush Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Needle Bush

needing
needle
needle-bush
needle-clawed bushbabies
needle-clawed bushbaby
needle-exchange programs
needle-holder
needle-in-a-haystack
needle-shaped
needle-sharp
needle-wood
needle bath
needle bearing
needle biopsy
needle blight
needle bush (current term)
needle cast
needle culture
needle forceps
needle furze
needle gun
needle in a haystack
needle lace
needle palm
needle point tracing
needle rush
needle sharing
needle spike rush

Literary usage of Needle bush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trilogy of Shennan: Hagre and the Barbarian Wars by Richard Allen Saare (2007)
"Rock spires and thick needle bush created a narrow point at the top of the pass. It is so narrow that a single wagon blocks the access to both sides. ..."

2. The Indian Forester (1885)
"... Belah,' 'Emu Bush,' 'Hop Bush,' 'needle bush,' 'Sifting Bush,' 'Currant Bush,' ' Cotton Bush,' and ' Native Cherry '; less frequent, or less known, ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Pin-bush, «. iq Needle-bush (qv). Pinch-out, v. to thin out and disappear (of gold-bearing). This use is given in the ' Standard,' but without quotations ..."

4. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"Known also as " Beefwood," " Water- tree," and " Needle-bush." Height 15—25 ft. ; diam. 4—6 in. SG 818. Heavy, coarse-grained, soft, taking a good polish. ..."

5. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"... and "Needle-bush." Height 15—25 ft.; diam. 4—6 in. SG 818. Heavy, coarse-grained, soft, taking a good polish. Used for tobacco-pipes, cigarette-holders ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Needle bush

Search for Needle bush on Dictionary.com!Search for Needle bush on Thesaurus.com!Search for Needle bush on Google!Search for Needle bush on Wikipedia!

Search