Bunya-bunya meaning

bŭnyə-bŭnyə
An Australian evergreen coniferous tree (Araucaria bidwillii) having tiers of whorled branches, sharp-pointed leaves, and large cones containing edible seeds.
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An Australian coniferous tree (Araucaria bidwillii) of the araucaria family, with thick, flat, lanceolate needles and large, edible seeds.
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Origin of bunya-bunya

  • Yagara (Pama-Nyungan language of eastern Australia) buña-buña

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition