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botany bay


Noun Phrase
Bot=a=ny Bay


botany bay,  
     A harbor on the east coast of Australia, and an English convict settlement there; -- so called from the number of new plants found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hence, any place to which desperadoes resort."  [1913 Webster]
Botany Bay kino (Med.), an astringent, reddish substance consisting of the inspissated juice of several Australian species of Eucalyptus. -- Botany Bay resin (Med.), a resin of reddish yellow color, resembling gamboge, the product of different Australian species of Xanthorrhæa, esp. the grass tree (Xanthorrhæa hastilis).

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