burrawang


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burrawang

(ˈbʌrəwæŋ)
n
(Plants) any of several Australian cycads of the genus Macrozamia, having an edible nut
[C19: from Mount Budawang, New South Wales]
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1992:115) indicate buruwan and burwan derives from the Dharuk (Dharug) language of the Sydney region; and Hill and Osborne (2001:84) suggest burrawang or burrawan were from the Dharuk language of Aboriginal people from the Sydney and Illawarra regions (see also Kennedy et al.
A narrower stretch of waterfront land lay at the bottom of the escarpment cliff, west around the riverbank from Morgan's Creek and along Burrawang Reach to the entry of another small creek down a stony gully to join the main river at a point called the Anvil.
They still explain for those who haven't seen them, that Grug came from the top of a Burrawang tree.