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lubra

[ loo-bruh ]
/ ˈlu brə /
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noun Australian: Offensive.
an Aboriginal girl or woman.
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Origin of lubra

First recorded in 1840–50; probably from Aboriginal language of southeastern Tasmania lubərə
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British Dictionary definitions for lubra

lubra
/ (ˈluːbrə) /

noun
Australian an Aboriginal woman

Word Origin for lubra

C19: from a native Australian language
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