bunya-bunya

[ buhn-yuh-buhn-yuh ]
/ ˈbʌn yəˈbʌn yə /

noun

an evergreen tree, Araucaria bidwilli, of Australia, having stiff, sharp, glossy needles in distinct rows, grown as an ornamental in warm regions.

Origin of bunya-bunya

1835–45; < Wiradjuri bunya
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