Definition of Mulga

1. Noun. (Australia) Any of a number of small acacia trees, especially ''Acacia aneura'', forming dense scrub in dry inland areas of Australia. ¹



2. Noun. (Australia colloquial in combination) The outback. ¹

3. Noun. Something made from the wood of a mulga tree. ¹

4. Noun. A mulga wire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mulga

1. an acacia tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mulga

muleless
mulelike
mules
mulesed
muleses
mulesing
muleskinner
muleskinners
muleta
muletas
muleteer
muleteers
mulewort
muley
muleys
mulga (current term)
mulga wire
mulga wires
mulgas
mulibrey nanism
mulid
muliebral
muliebrities
muliebrity
mulier
mulierly
mulierose
mulierosity
mulierty

Literary usage of Mulga

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"349: " mulga is the name of a long narrow shield of wood, ... These latter galls are called ' mulga-apples,' and are said to be very welcome to the thirsty ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1906)
"mulga QUEEN No. 1 SOUTH, GML 1522.— The main workings on this property are ... Here (mulga Queen No. 1 South) the reef is somewhat more irregular and ..."

3. Forestry Handbook by R. Dalrymple Hay, Joseph Henry Maiden (1917)
"Acacia aneura, PvM THE mulga. Botanical Name.—Aneura, from two Greek words—a, not, and neuron, a nerve—in allusion to the veins or nerves of the leaves ..."

4. Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 by David Lindsay, Thomas Elder, L. A. Wells (1893)
"Patches of saltbush, good mulga, and grass, the tableland being immediately on our left. Six miles from camp we passed a bluff point where the tableland ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1917)
"A short distance to the eastward of the table hill there is a stony salt bush Hat followed by a belt of mulga about three-quarters of a mile wide. ..."

6. The Mineral Resources of Western Australia by Albert Frederick Calvert (1893)
"... in conclusion, that it runs parallel with the Cue. The same kind of reefs are found, and in places are very rich. THE mulga mulga OR BIEREN. ..."

7. Australia Twice Traversed: The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative by Ernest Giles (1889)
"A bluff hill—Quandong trees—The mulga tree—Travel SSE —Mare left behind—Native peaches—Short of water—Large tree— Timbered ridges—Horses suffer from thirst ..."

8. Wattles and Wattle-barks: Being Hints on the Conservation and Cultivation of by Joseph Henry Maiden (1906)
"The chief ingredient of mulga scrub, so called from the mulga, or long, ... Following is an interesting note on mulga, from the Sydney Mail in 1890, ..."

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