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Our word of the week is Mucca Mucca.According to Charles...


Our word of the week is Mucca Mucca.

According to Charles Macarthur King - Vocabulary of the language of the natives at Port Stephens, ca. 1845-1850, Mucca Mucca means “Red iron Bark tree”


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It is important to note that these records were written in most cases about Aboriginal languages by non - Aboriginal people. For this reason, the written words may not accurately reflect the ways in which an oral language was spoken and transmitted.