billabong

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Wiradhuri bilabang.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

billabong ‎(plural billabongs)

  1. (Australia) A stagnant pool of water.
  2. A streambed that is only filled with water during the rainy season.
  3. A channel that dead-ends which extends from the main part of a river.
  4. (Australia, rare) An oxbow lake.