yarran

noun
yar·​ran | \ ˈyarən \
plural -s

Definition of yarran

1 : a rather small Australian acacia (Acacia homalophylla) that is a minor fodder tree and an important source of firewood and fence posts
2 : a showy chiefly coastal bastard myall (Acacia glaucescens) with somewhat silvery foliage and fluffy spikes of flowers

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History and Etymology for yarran

native name in New South Wales

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“Yarran.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yarran. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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