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lubra

[loo-bruh] /ˈlu brə/
noun, Australian Often Offensive.
1.
an Aborigine girl or woman.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; probably < Southeastern language of Tasmania lubərə
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lubra

/ˈluːbrə/
noun
1.
(Austral) an Aboriginal woman
Word Origin
C19: from a native Australian language
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