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bogong

[boh-gawng, -gong]
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noun
  1. a dark-colored Australian moth, Agrostis infusa, used by Aborigines as food.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for bogong

bogong

bugong (ˈbuːˌɡɒŋ)

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