motherumbung

noun
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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“Motherumbung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motherumbung. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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