Definition of yarran in English:

yarran

noun

  • A small Australian acacia with durable scented timber.

    • ‘The tears coursed down the bark and solidified in the form of red gum which can often be found on yarran trees.’
    • ‘Yarran (Acacia homalophylla) is native to the inland plains of New South Wales and Queensland.’
    • ‘Honeyeaters built nests in most of the tree species present in the study site but 78% of nests were in Yarran (Acacia. homalophylla).’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Kamilaroi (and related languages) yarraan.

Pronunciation

yarran

/ˈjarən/