carbora

noun
car·​bo·​ra | \ kärˈbōrə \
plural -s

Definition of carbora

1 Australia : koala
2 Australia : a wood-boring worm that eats into timber in tidal rivers

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History and Etymology for carbora

perhaps borrowed from an Australian aboriginal language of Victoria

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“Carbora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbora. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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