Definition of wilga in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪlgə


  • A small white-flowering Australian tree which is resistant to drought and a valuable source of fodder.
    • Geijera parviflora, family Rutaceae
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    • 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


late 19th century: from Wiradhuri wilgar.

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