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weeping myall

noun
1.
See under myall.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900

myall

[mahy-awl] /ˈmaɪ ɔl/
noun
1.
any of several Australian acacias, especially Acacia pendula (weeping myall) having gray foliage and drooping branches.
Origin
1835-45; apparently to be identified with myall wild, uncivilized < Dharuk miyal stranger, Aborigine from another tribe
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myall

/ˈmaɪəl/
noun
1.
any of several Australian acacias, esp Acacia pendula, having hard scented wood used for fences
2.
a native Australian living independently of society
Word Origin
C19: from a native Australian name
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