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bilby commented on the word oont
In the Australian sense it's from the so-called 'Afghans', cameleers imported with their animals to assist in moving goods across the desert. These cameleers were generally Pashtun-speaking so there's a clue to the origins.
August 21, 2008
she commented on the word oont
Anglo-Indian & Austral. colloq. n. Camel.
August 4, 2008