variants or less commonly bardy
plural bardees also bardies
: a large Australian roundheaded borer that is the larva of a beetle (Bardistus cibarius) and is esteemed as food by the aborigines

Word History


borrowed from Nyungar (indigenous language of Western Australia) bardi

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“Bardee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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