\ ˈwäŋəˈwäŋə \
variants: or wonga \ ˈwäŋə \
plural -s

Definition of wonga-wonga

1a : an Australian woody vine (Pandorea pandorana) with loose panicles of yellowish white flowers
b Australia : a narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia)
2 : a very large Australian pigeon (Leucosarcia melanoleuca) with very white flesh

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History and Etymology for wonga-wonga

native names in New South Wales

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“Wonga-wonga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wonga-wonga. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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