blackfellow


blackfellow
/blak"fel'oh/, n. Usually Offensive.
an Aborigine of Australia.
[1730-40; BLACK + FELLOW]

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  • blackfellow's bread — the edible portion of a species of pore fungus, Polyporus mylittae, that occurs in Australia. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

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