moth·​er·​um·​bung | \ ˌmət͟həˈrəmˌbəŋ\
variants: or motherumbah \ -​mbə \
plural -s

Definition of motherumbung

: 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

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History and Etymology for motherumbung

native name in Australia

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a servile follower or underling

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