Definition of brigalow in English:


Line breaks: brig|alow
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪgələʊ


  • An Australian acacia tree.
    • Genus Acacia, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular A. harpophylla, with silver leaves and dark furrowed bark
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    • Dense brigalow scrub still impeded travel east from the Maranoa.
    • Structural characteristics of brigalow vegetation at the start of each transect were measured and recorded.
    • This is a monospecific genus restricted to the brigalow belt of eastern Queensland.


mid 19th century: from an Aboriginal word, perhaps Kamilaroi burigal.

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