large settlement

14 aussie slang definitions
  • black swan

    A large black aquatic bird of the duck family with very heavy body and exceptionally long neck.
  • carpet-snake

    Large, beautifully coloured snake.
  • crocodile

    A four-footed reptile, with long flat head and very large mouth displaying many teeth, sunken eyes, nose slightly turned up.
  • curlew

    Bush bird, with depressing note, of the snipe family, but large size for a member of that group. Long legs, bill turned downwards.
  • deep sinker

    A large vessel made of glass, metal or other substance used to drink out of.
  • eaglehawk

    Australian species of Uroaetus, a large bird.
  • emu

    A large non-flying ground bird.
  • flying fox

    A very large fruit-eating bat with a fox-like face.
  • goanna

    A large lizard, varying in size and colour. It lives both above and below the ground and in trees. Many are capable of swallowing a live 'possum.
  • kangaroo

    A marsupial animal about five feet long including the tail, with small head, large ears, very long and powerful hind legs, and a long, thick tail.
  • pelican

    A very large bird, with a very large bill, and distensible gular pouch.