- a dark-colored Australian moth, Agrostis infusa, used by Aborigines as food.
Origin of bogong
1830–35; earlier bugong, perhaps < Ngayawung (Austral Aboriginal language of the lower Murray River, New South Wales) buguŋ
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- an edible dark-coloured Australian noctuid moth, Agrotis infusa