Balmain bug

/ (ˈbælmeɪn) /

noun

a flattish edible Australian shellfish, Ibacus peronii, similar to the Moreton Bay bug

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Word Origin for Balmain bug

named after Balmain, a suburb of Sydney, Australia
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