English: blue gum, gum
Bundjalung: man.gar
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words: 'gum tree'; specifically 'blue gum' in some lists associated with Y:Beaudst:police   Y:Beaudst:Sc   GC:Coomera:Sc; note man  
With same English translation:  
Category: plant
Comment: See also 'gum tree'; specifically 'blue gum' in some lists associated with Y:Beaudst:police, Y:Beaudst:Sc, GC:Coomera:Sc; note man.gar 'gum tree' in some dialects, man.gur 'resin' in some dialects, Y:Holm gum tree, 'koala gum tree' (Y:Holm:Curry), cf. mangar and man.gur 'resin, gum, edible sap' (Gd, Wa).
Gold Coast Tweed: Y:Sha:Culhm mangar; Y:Holm:Fogty, Paulsn; Y:Allen mungera; Y:Watsn mun'gara (E. tereticornis); Mur:Sc5 Mungurrabah white gum , mungurra a gum tree; GC:Nerang:police mungara; Y:Beaudst:police mungarra , Y:Beaudst:Sc mungarra gum tree; Cudgen:Sc mungarah gum tree; GC:Coomera:Sc mungara; GC:Nerang:Sc blue gum tree mungara; Y:Hanln mungurra gumtree , bluegum; Y:Hanln mun-gurra gum (tree?)
Condamine Upper Clarence: Gn:Mathew mangar gumtree ;


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