nulla-nulla

[nuhl-uh-nuhl-uh]
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noun Australian.

an Aboriginal club or cudgel for use in hunting and war.

Nearby words

  1. null character,
  2. null hypothesis,
  3. null method,
  4. null sequence,
  5. null-space,
  6. nullah,
  7. nullarbor plain,
  8. nulli secundus,
  9. nulli-,
  10. nullification

Origin of nulla-nulla

First recorded in 1830–40, nulla-nulla is from the Dharuk word ŋa-la-ŋa-la

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British Dictionary definitions for nulla-nulla

nulla-nulla

noun

Australian a wooden club used by native Australians

Word Origin for nulla-nulla

from a native Australian language

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