Example sentences for: acacia

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  • So Wiradhuri words like corella and gang-gang , names for cockatoos, kookaburra , a kingfisher, boggi , a lizard, belah , a Casuarina, billabong anabranch, gilgai waterhole, and bondi , a club, became parts of everyday Australian English, as did the Kamilaroi words brolga , a crane, budgerigar , a small parrot, coolamon wooden vessel or basin, gundy , yet another word for hut, and towri country, the traditional territory of an Aboriginal people, the Yuwaalaraay words galah , a parrot, and gidgee , an acacia, and words common to Kamilaroi and Yuwaalaraay like the names of other species of acacia such as boree and mulga .

  • Very little flourishes here — perhaps a solitary acacia tree whose deep roots seek water deep below the surface — but the odd desert fox will raise its long ears above the skyline, and you’ll still see family groups of wild camels eking out an existence.

  • Other loanwords repeat the Sydney pattern, striking or otherwise significant flora, fauna, and weapons being named: so there is the Tasmanian boobialla , a fruit-bearing Acacia, the Melburnian bullan bullan , a beautiful bird with a lyre-shaped tail, the Brisbane yungan gong, the Adelaide pinkie , a bilby or bandicoot, and the Perth quokka , a species of wallaby.

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