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jum·buck

 (jŭm′bŭk′)
n. Australian
A sheep.

[Australian English pidgin dombock, jumbuck, perhaps from Kamilaroi (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) dhimba, or Malay domba (from Persian dumba, tail (as that of a fat-tailed sheep, prized for its cooking fat), from Middle Persian dumbak, from Old Iranian duma-).]

jumbuck

(ˈdʒʌmˌbʌk)
n
(Animals) archaic Austral an informal word for sheep
[C19: from a native Australian language]
Translations
Bokkie
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