Definition of yarran in English:


Line breaks: yar¦ran
Pronunciation: /ˈjarən


A small Australian acacia with durable scented timber.
  • Acacia omalophylla, family Leguminosae
More example sentences
  • Yarran (Acacia homalophylla) is native to the inland plains of New South Wales and Queensland.
  • Honeyeaters built nests in most of the tree species present in the study site but 78% of nests were in Yarran (Acacia. homalophylla).
  • The tears coursed down the bark and solidified in the form of red gum which can often be found on yarran trees.


late 19th century: from Kamilaroi (and related languages) yarraan.

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