Definition of jumbuck in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌmbʌk/


Australian informal
A sheep.
Example sentences
  • Along came a jumbuck to drink at the billabong,


Early 19th century: of unknown origin, possibly Australian pidgin for jump up.

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