from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A stranger; an ignorant person.
- n. An Aborigine living according to tradition and in a traditional way.
- n. Any of various Australian acacias, especially the weeping myall, Acacia pendula, or the wood of such trees.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One. of several Australian acacias, affording a hard and useful scented wood.
- n. A wild and independent native Australian.
- n. plural By transference, wild cattle.
Towards the river the country is wooded with a kind of myall, but not the drooping acacia.
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At six miles crossed a grassy creek of several channels, with myall and gum, but no water, running to north-east, nearly along our line.
At eight miles and a half struck three creeks joining at about a quarter of a mile to the east; the centre one is gum, and the other two myall.
Crossing thence, we met two small myall-creeks running north-east with birds upon them.
The vegetation of this district is poor; the myall is scarce, but the mulga (Acacia aneura) generally plentiful.
At one mile a myall and gum creek; at three miles another gum creek; at seven miles a very large and broad gum creek, spread out into numerous channels.
At six miles on this course camped on a myall creek.
Crossed another creek, at twenty miles, with myall and stunted gums running over a plain in numerous courses.
Travelled for nine miles and a half over another large and well-grassed plain of the same description; thence over some low stony hills to a myall flat, the soil beautiful, of a red colour, covered with grass; after four miles it became sandy.