one of an Australian breed of medium-sized herding dogs with a blue, blue-mottled, or red-speckled coat, developed by cross breeding the Australian kelpie, dingo, and collie.
a compact strongly-built dog of a breed with pricked ears and a smooth bluish-grey coat, often used for controlling and moving cattle
- Australian crawl
a crawl in which the swimmer kicks twice with one leg for each stroke of the opposite arm. Historical Examples What fun they had diving from the spring board and learning the “Australian crawl.” Mary Lee the Red Cross Girl Helen Hart
- Australian doubles
an unusual formation in doubles in which the server’s partner is positioned on the same side of the court as the server.
- Australian fan palm
a fan palm, Livistona australis, of Australia, having a slender, reddish-brown trunk, spiny leafstalks, and round fruit.
- Australian illawarra shorthorn
a breed of dual-purpose cattle originally bred to withstand dry conditions in Australia.