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biddy-biddy

biddi-biddi

/ (ˈbɪdɪˌbɪdɪ) /
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noun plural -biddies

a low-growing rosaceous plant, Acaena viridior of New Zealand, having prickly burs
the burs of this plant

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Often shortened to: (NZ) biddy-bid, (Austral.) bidgee-widgee (ˈbɪdʒɪˌwɪdʒɪ)

Word Origin for biddy-biddy

from Māori piri piri
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