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noun, plural ban·dy-ban·dies.
  1. a small venomous snake, Vermicella annulata, inhabiting New South Wales, marked with black and white bands.
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Origin of bandy-bandy

1925–30; < Kattang (Australian Aboriginal language spoken between Port Stephens and Port Macquarie, New South Wales) bandi-bandi
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British Dictionary definitions for bandy-bandy


noun plural -bandies
  1. a small Australian elapid snake, Vermicella annulata, ringed with black and yellow
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