See under myall.
Origin of weeping myall
First recorded in 1895–1900
any of several Australian acacias, especially Acacia pendula (weeping myall), having gray foliage and drooping branches.
Origin of myall
1835–45; apparently to be identified with myall wild, uncivilized < Dharuk miyal stranger, Aborigine from another tribe
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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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