bunji-bunji

noun
bun·​ji-bun·​ji | \ ¦bənjē¦bənjē \
plural -s

Definition of bunji-bunji

: an Australian tree (Flindersia schottiana) closely related to the flindosa and having bark that contains a poison

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History and Etymology for bunji-bunji

native name in Australia

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“Bunji-bunji.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunji-bunji. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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