Meaning of yarran in English:


Pronunciation /ˈjarən/


  • A small Australian acacia with durable scented timber.

    Acacia omalophylla, family Leguminosae

    ‘Yarran (Acacia homalophylla) is native to the inland plains of New South Wales and Queensland.’
    • ‘Honeyeaters built nests in most of the tree species present in the study site but 78% of nests were in Yarran (Acacia. homalophylla).’
    • ‘The tears coursed down the bark and solidified in the form of red gum which can often be found on yarran trees.’


Late 19th century from Kamilaroi (and related languages) yarraan.