Definition of myall in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪəl/

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  • 1An Australian acacia tree with silvery foliage sometimes used as fodder.
    • Genus Acacia, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular A. pendula, which has violet-scented timber
  • 2Australian An Australian Aboriginal living in a traditional way.


mid 19th century (in sense 1): sense 2 from Dharuk myal, miyal 'person from another tribe'; sense 1 is perhaps an unexplained transferred use of sense 2.

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