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Jumbuck

Meaning: cloud or white mist preceding a shower, used to describe a flock of sheep. In the song Waltzing Matilda, it means a sheep

Derived from: jimba, jombock, dombock, dimbog

Region or Group: Gamilaraay

Used at: Waltzing Matilda Centre

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jumbuck