noun ban·dy–ban·dy \ˈban-dē-ˌban-dē\

Definition of bandy–bandy

  1. :  a common poisonous ringed snake (Furina annulata) of Australia with a mouth so small as to be incapable of biting a person

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Origin and Etymology of bandy–bandy

native name in Australia

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capable of being understood in two ways

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