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yarraman

[yar-uh-muh n] /ˈyær ə mən/
noun, plural yarramen. Australian Archaic.
1.
Origin
Dhurga
1840-1850
1840-50; perhaps < Dhurga (Australian Aboriginal language spoken on the New South Wales coast, from Jervis Bay to Bermagui) yara- teeth + -may noun suffix; borrowed into Australian pidgins, used by white settlers, thence into other Aboriginal languages
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yarraman

/ˈjærəmən/
noun (pl) -mans, -men
1.
(Austral) a horse
Word Origin
C19: from a native Australian language
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