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yarran

noun
  1. a small hardy tree, Acacia homalophylla, of inland Australia: useful as fodder and for firewood
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Word Origin

from a native Australian language
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  • Two species of acacia are remarkable for the delicate and violet-like perfume of their wood—myall and yarran.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8

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