bunya bunya

bunya bunya
1. Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law
Hypernyms: ↑araucaria
2. nut tasting like roasted chestnuts; a staple food of Australian aborigines
Hypernyms: ↑edible nut
Part Holonyms: ↑bunya bunya tree, ↑Araucaria bidwillii

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\\|bənyə|bənyə\ noun or bunya or bunya pine (-s)
Etymology: Australian bunya bunya, bunya, perhaps from bunya shade
: an Australian coniferous tree (Araucaria bidwillii) bearing seeds about two inches long which have the flavor of roasted chestnuts when ripe and are a staple food of the aborigines among whom the tree is hereditary property and is protected by law

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