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pindan

[pin-duh n, -dan]
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noun Australian.
  1. semiarid country; scrubland.
  2. the scrubs, grasses, and small trees covering scrublands.
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Origin of pindan

First recorded in 1930–35; perhaps < an Australian Aboriginal language
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British Dictionary definitions for pindan

pindan

noun
  1. a desert region of Western Australia
  2. the vegetation growing in this region
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Word Origin

from a native Australian language
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