motherumbung

noun

moth·​er·​um·​bung
ˌmət͟həˈrəmˌbəŋ
variants or motherumbah
-mbə
plural -s
: a shrub or small tree (Acacia cheelii) of Australia having the flowers in pairs or threes and in spikes and the fruit narrow and flat with a thickened margin

Word History

Etymology

native name in Australia

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“Motherumbung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motherumbung. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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