Origin of kurrajongfrom native name in Australia
Origin of kurrajongDharuk garraju&njlig; fishing line made from the bark of the tree
- (Australia) Any of a number of species of tree or shrub in the genus Brachychiton.
- (Australia) A peanut tree, Sterculia quadrifida, native to eastern coastal Australia; a red- or orange-fruited kurrajong.
From Dharug garrajung (“fishing line”), from the use made of the bark.