belah

[ bee-luh ]
/ ˈbi lə /

noun

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Origin of belah

First recorded in 1860–65, belah is from the Wiradjuri word bilārr
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belah

belar

/ (ˈbiːlɑː) /

noun

an Australian casuarina tree, Casuarina glauca, yielding a useful timber
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