Definition of wilga in English:

wilga

Line breaks: wilga
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪlɡə
 
/

noun

A small white-flowering Australian tree which is resistant to drought and a valuable source of fodder.
  • Geijera parviflora, family Rutaceae
More example sentences
  • Now you've seen the height of the poles; imagine about a fifty metre span of wire inexpertly strung, sneaking through those coolibahs, wilgas and whitewoods, and you're running scrubbers on a horse…
  • There are many examples of companion planting as well as native wilgas and orchids, imported herb bushes, some roses and even a cactus or two

Origin

late 19th century: from Wiradhuri wilgar.

Definition of wilga in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day anomalous
Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected