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yowie

/ˈjaʊɪ/
noun
1.
a large legendary manlike or apelike creature, alleged to inhabit the Australian outback
Word Origin
C21: from an Aboriginal word yuwi
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  • So I made a compact that as soon as he showed us this wonderful “yowie” (his word for water) he should go free.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie

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