Definitions

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.

Etymologies

From Dharug mayal, miyal. (Wiktionary)
Aboriginal, perhaps a transferrative use of Etymology 1, above. (Wiktionary)

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