warrigal

warrigal

[wawr-i-guhl] Australian.
noun
2.
any large or ferocious dog.
3.
a wild horse.
adjective
4.
wild; ferocious; savage.

Origin:
1840–50; < Dharuk wa-ri-gal wild dingo

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warrigal (ˈwɒrɪɡæl)
 
n
1.  a dingo
2.  another word for brumby
 
adj
3.  untamed or wild
 
[C19: from a native Australian language]

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