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woma

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Pronunciation: /ˈwəʊmə
 
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Definition of woma in English:

noun

A brownish-grey Australian python found in sandy desert areas.
  • Aspidites ramsayi, family Pythonidae
Example sentences
  • Australia's woma pythons hunt underground in tunnels away from the searing heat of the surface.
  • Our favorites are the bold patterned womas for their high-contrasting colors.
  • We also have found some differences in behaviour between the captive populations of Tanami and Uluru womas.

Origin

1930s: from Diyari (an Aboriginal language of South Australia).

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