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coolamon

[ koo-luh-mon, -muhn ]
/ ˈku ləˌmɒn, -mən /
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noun
a basinlike dish made from wood or bark by Aboriginal inhabitants of Australia.
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Origin of coolamon

First recorded in 1840–50, coolamon is from the Kamilaroi word gulaman
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British Dictionary definitions for coolamon

coolamon
/ (ˈkuːləmɒn) /

noun
Australian a shallow dish of wood or bark, used for carrying water

Word Origin for coolamon

C19: from a native Australian language
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