boyla

[ boi-luh ]
/ ˈbɔɪ lə /

noun Australian.

a witch doctor; sorcerer.

Nearby words

  1. boyfriend,
  2. boyhood,
  3. boyish,
  4. boyishly,
  5. boykie,
  6. boyle,
  7. boyle's law,
  8. boyle, kay,
  9. boyle, robert,
  10. boyle, t. c.

Origin of boyla

First recorded in 1860–65, boyla is from the Nyungar word boīl-ya

Also called koradji, coraji.

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