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myall

[ mahy-awl ]
/ ˈmaɪ ɔl /
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noun
any of several Australian acacias, especially Acacia pendula(weeping myall ), having gray foliage and drooping branches.
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Origin of myall

First recorded in 1835–45; apparently to be identified with myall “wild, uncivilized,” from Dharuk miyal “stranger, Aboriginal person from another tribe”
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British Dictionary definitions for myall

myall
/ (ˈmaɪəl) /

noun
any of several Australian acacias, esp Acacia pendula, having hard scented wood used for fences
a native Australian living independently of society

Word Origin for myall

C19: from a native Australian name
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