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bogong

[boh-gawng, -gong] /ˈboʊ gɔŋ, -gɒŋ/
noun
1.
a dark-colored Australian moth, Agrostis infusa, used by Aborigines as food.
Origin of bogong
Ngayawung
1830-1835
1830-35; earlier bugong, perhaps < Ngayawung (Austral Aboriginal language of the lower Murray River, New South Wales) buguŋ
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bogong

/ˈbəʊˌɡɒŋ/
noun
1.
an edible dark-coloured Australian noctuid moth, Agrotis infusa
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