gilgie

gilgai

[gil-gahy]
noun Australian.
1.
a small gully or ditch.
2.
a small pond or pool of water.
Also, gilgie.


Origin:
1895–1900; < Kamilaroi gilgay

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gilgai (ˈɡɪlɡaɪ)
 
n
(Austral) a natural water hole
 
[C19: from a native Australian language]

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