Definition of mirrnyong in English:

mirrnyong

(also mirnyong)

noun

Australian
  • A mound of shells, ashes, and other debris accumulated in a place used for cooking by Australian Aborigines.

    • ‘In many parts of the country the mirnyongs have been destroyed by the agricultural settlers, who use them for manure.’
    • ‘Two of these are the marks cut on trees, which will soon disappear; and the 'native ovens,' or mirnyong.’

Origin

Probably from an Aboriginal language of Victoria.

Pronunciation

mirrnyong

/ˈməːnjɒŋ/