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myall

any of several Australian acacias, esp Acacia pendula, having hard scented wood used for fences

Myall

 

species of trees of the family Leguminosae that yield a hard, fragrant wood that is violet or reddish brown in color. Australian acadias, including the yarran (Acacia homalophylla), are most often called myall.

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Yesterday the Examiner reported on the case of Gledholt pensioners Austin and Kate Myall.
Early accounts (Sim and Urwin 1984) suggest that the plains were covered by grasses (panics, plains grass, kangaroo grass) and scattered trees including myalls and river red gums along creeks and rivers.
If the story tellers saw it this way, then we may see the Aborigines in the first story, not as stupid myalls, but as still free agents who were smart enough to spot the hook in the bait.