Definition of mulga in English:
noun(also mulga tree or bush)
1A small Australian acacia tree or shrub with grayish foliage, forming dense scrubby growth and yielding brown and yellow timber.
- Acacia aneura, family Leguminosae
- Here the public and shooters hang dead feral cats from an old mulga, and at any time there may be dozens of the stinking carcases dangling like macabre Christmas decorations.
- All around us we see southern Australia with mulga trees outside.
- Wood such as mulga, ironwood, redgum and desert oak is used.
1.1An area of scrub or bush dominated by the mulga plant.
- They walked on in silence after that, blindly stumbling through the patches of thick mulga scrub.
- It runs for about 25 kilometres, but it doesn't run in a square, it sort of runs in stages around this lovely big piece of mulga sand plain that Peter's chosen as the ideal spot.
- Make no mistake about it; there is an art to driving your huge tyred monster through the swamps, mulga and rain forest.
mid 19th century: from Yuwaalaraay (an Aboriginal language of New South Wales).
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