gidgee

noun gid·gee \ˈgijē\
variants: or

gidgea

less commonly

gidya

or

gidyea

\", -jə\

Definition of gidgee

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a somewhat scrubby Australian acacia (Acacia cambagei) that grows chiefly in dry inland regions and has an extremely foul-smelling blossom b :  georgina gidgee c :  yarran 1

  2. 2 :  the dense hard dark wood of gidgee and various other small Australian acacias that is valued for turning and carving and used also for fencing and fuel

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Origin and Etymology of gidgee

native name in Australia


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