digging stick

digging stick
палка-копалка (специальная палка, используемая аборигенами для выкапывания съедобных кореньев, насекомых и тп́.)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Digging stick — In archaeology and anthropology a digging stick is the term given to a variety of wooden implements used primarily by subsistence based cultures to dig out underground food such as roots and tubers or burrowing animals and anthills.[1] They may… …   Wikipedia

  • digging stick — /ˈdɪgɪŋ stɪk/ (say diging stik) noun a specially shaped stick used traditionally by Aboriginal women for digging for roots, yams, etc …   Australian-English dictionary

  • digging stick —    Ō ō; ō ō hao (iron); āla a.    ♦ God of makers of digging sticks, Kū ka ō ō …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • digging stick — a pointed or spatulate wooden stick, sometimes having a stone weight or crossbar attached and used in primitive societies for loosening the ground to extract buried wild plant foods and for tilling the soil. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • digging stick — noun : a primitive agricultural implement consisting of a pointed stick sometimes weighted with a perforated stone or equipped with a crossbar upon which the digger steps …   Useful english dictionary

  • Digging — may refer to: A form of excavation Cave digging Clam digging Double digging, gardening technique Dump digging Gold digging Gold digging Gum digging Historical digging Privy digging Well digging Digging , a poem by Seamus Heaney See also All pages …   Wikipedia

  • stick —   1. Wood. Lā au.   Also: kū au, au au; pahu (staff); ko o.    ♦ Small sticks, la alā au.    ♦ Digging stick, ō ō, āla a.    ♦ Pointed stick, ō, ku ia.    ♦ Stick dancing, kāla au.    ♦ Carrying stick, auamo, amo kau, māmaka.    ♦ Stick for… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Throwing stick — The throwing stick is one of the first weapons used by early humans and cultures all around the world. In essence, it is a short stave or wooden club thrown as a projectile to hunt small game such as rabbits or waterfowl. In flight, it rotates… …   Wikipedia

  • yam stick — /ˈjæm stɪk/ (say yam stik) noun a long, pointed stick traditionally used by Aboriginal people in digging for yams …   Australian-English dictionary

  • yam stick — noun : a hardwood stick three or four feet in length with edged or pointed ends used by the aboriginal women of Australia for digging (as roots or bulbs) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles Montague Cooke, Jr., House and Kuka'O'O Heiau — Charles Montague Cooke, Jr., House and Kūka‘ō‘ō Heiau U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia


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