Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mound of cooking debris accumulated by Aborigines; a kitchen midden.


From an Aboriginal language. (Wiktionary)


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Good addition. There's also a town in Victoria with the spelling Myrniyong, I expect the same origin as plenty of Aboriginal place names in that district.

    November 23, 2007

  • A kitchen midden left by Australian aborigines.

    November 23, 2007