bunya


bunya
/ˈbʌnjə / (say 'bunyuh)

noun
a tall, dome-shaped coniferous tree of Australia, Araucaria bidwillii, bearing edible seeds.
Also, bunya-bunya, bunya-bunya pine. {Australian Aboriginal; Yagara bunya-bunya, bunya}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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